In the Lviv region of Ukraine were initiated maneuvers Saber Guardian/Rapid Trident-2015, part where they take the security forces from 18 countries, among them Moldova, said the commander of the Moldovan contingent, major Tudor Popa.
"the exercise involved forces from 18 countries, including Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia, great Britain, Norway, Poland, Romania, the USA and Spain. Our country (Moldavia) are 38 soldiers and officers on peacekeeping battalions, division artillery and field engineer battalion of the third infantry brigade ", - informs news Agency the message of the Priests. According to him, last year the Moldovan security forces also participated in exercise Rapid Trident, which was based on the skills of carrying out peacekeeping operations and General fighting. It is noted that over the past week in Moldova also conducted an exercise with NATO - gunners from USA instructed Moldovan colleagues on the use of heavy artillery. Remember, a multinational NATO exercise Saber Guardian/Rapid Trident-2015 will be held at the Yavoriv military training range In Lviv region 20-31 July. In addition, on the first day of the week it was declared that the Ukrainian Military will conduct artillery drills near Mariupol (Donetsk region), which will last for several days.