Romanian Minister of National Defence Mircea Dusa will meet, on Friday, September 20, his counterpart from the Republic of Moldova, Vitalie Marinuta, at the Romanian Ministry of National Defence (MND) headquarters, the institution informs in a press release.
The two ministers will examine the current stage of bilateral relations between the two countries in the military field, as well as aspects of cooperation in the future, according to a press release from the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Moldova, quoting the head of the Defense Policy and Defense Planning Directorate, Col. Vladimir Ababii.
The quoted source notes that an increased attention will be given to cooperation in the field of military education, with visits scheduled at the National University of Defense and the Military Technical Academy, where meetings are programmed both with those institutions leadership and with the Republic of Moldova military, enrolled for studies in these structures.
The Republic of Moldova Minister of Defense Vitalie Marinuta has also scheduled meetings with Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean, and with Iulian Fota, advisor to the President of Romania.
The Parliament in Chisinau ratified the Inter-governmental agreement on military cooperation between Romania and the Republic of Moldova on June 28, which provides the legal framework for military cooperation between the two countries.
The military cooperation includes areas as defense planning, human resource management, military information, medical activities. For the implementation of this agreement a joint military commission is to be set up, which will meet annually, according to the document.