Moldovan-American jurisprudence workshop
The Chief of Legal Directorate of the Ministry of Defense, Radu Sereda, stated the participants in the event exchanged experience in the legal area and supported the establishment of short-term and middle-term cooperation relations between the Legal Service of the Ministry of Defense and Legal Service of the US European Command and North Carolina National Guard.
„During the workshop, we put the focus on some relevant military justice issues and perspectives of reform of the legal area”, the Chief of Law Directorate stated. „We also discussed some legal aspects of deployment of military contingents to international peacekeeping operations and negotiation of SOFA-based agreements on the status of forces”, Radu Sereda stated.
The heads of legal services of the US European Command and North Carolina National Guard, Col. Linda Y. Bunn and Col. Richard E. Fay, highly appreciated their discussion with the Ministry of Defense jurists. They pointed out their commitment to enhancing bilateral cooperation with the Ministry of Defense legal experts, given the fact the reform of the justice system is a priority of Republic of Moldova Government.
The workshop „Legal Engagement Visit TCT” is part of the 2011 Moldovan-American bilateral activity plan.