It is reported that the Americans and Romanians will be engaged in training Moldovan special forces. In particular, skills of landing (parachute jumping) and firing of various types will be practiced. weapons.
The commander of the battalion of the Moldavian special forces, Lieutenant Colonel Ion Ozhog, stated that the main goal of this kind of training is to gain experience by the Moldovan soldiers.
This is the third Moldovan-NATO exercise on the territory of the Republic of Moldova since the beginning of the year. The president of the republic, Igor Dodon, notes that all these maneuvers are contrary to the Moldovan constitution, since it defines the status of Moldova as a militarily neutral state. The same Igor Dodon called violation of the law and the order of the Supreme Commander (and the Supreme Commander by law is the president of the country) sending Moldovan troops to participate in joint exercises with NATO on the territory of Ukraine.
It should be noted that since 1994, Moldova has been cooperating with the North Atlantic military bloc under a partnership program.