Unforeseen visit to Engineer Battalion from Negresti (video)
CHISINAU, January 13, 2020 — Minister of Defense Victor Gaiciuc and National Army Commander, Brig. Gen. Igor Gorgan, have paid today a joint visit to "Codru" Engineer Battalion Negresti.
Minister of Defense Victor Gaiciuc inspected the special equipment and vehicles and talked with National Army service members of Negresti, also minister Gaiciuc evaluated the unit’s level of combat readiness and the performance of the peacekeeping officers and NCOs for military training year 2020.
Minister of Defense, noted that the engineers have the necessary technique and equipment to intervene and liquidate ammunition throughout the territory of the Republic of Moldova.
During the meeting, the military personnel of the Engineering Battalion of Negresti discussed the problems that they and their families are facing. Minister of Defense Victor Gaiciuc assured the military staff of the support of the defense institution.
In this regard, the military personnel proposed to the minister that a day of demining be equated with three days of military service because employees of other force structures benefit from such a facility.
Minister of Defense mentioned that he will be personally involved to identify ways to solve the problem in compliance with the legislation in force.