The National Army supports the National Police in maintaining public order
Chisinau, March 24, 2020 – Since today, the Ministry of Defense will provide support to the Ministry of Internal Affairs in actions to prevent and combat the new type of virus COVID-19. The decision was taken based on the decree of the President of the Republic of Moldova, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Igor Dodon, and as a result of the March 23 meeting of the Commission for Exceptional Situations.
Thus, joint crews were created consisting of police and military, which will be located at roundabouts in all sectors of the Capital.
This measure aims to raise awareness and empower citizens, increase security, and inform people about the measures set by the authorities, by broadcasting audio messages about the dangers of Coronavirus.
At the same time, the military and police will patrol together in public places, including parks and recreational areas, to maintain order and ensure that citizens comply with the quarantine regime and isolation at home during the pandemic.