Equipped with weapons forces of Transnistria started command-staff exercise on the terrain, in which was reflected a sudden attack of the conditional opponent, said the defense Ministry of the unrecognized Republic.
"The military was on alert, suited up, got the gun, brought arms and equipment in the specified territory, where he organized points of reception of personnel and equipment ", - the news Agency, the letter of the defense Ministry of the unrecognized Republic.
They explained that the exercises are carried out in several stages, during which for several days will be worked out combat coordination offices, overcoming minefields, providing medical assistance, landing of armored personnel carriers, and other combat training with the defensive theme. This year the Transnistrian military held several maneuvers. Local authorities explain this crisis situation in neighboring Ukraine, and the intensification of the military preparations of the Moldovan army and NATO countries close to the security Zone of the Transnistrian conflict." Moldova has intensified its military cooperation with NATO despite not spelled out in the Constitution neutrality. Most exercises involving the military of the Commonwealth, and combat shooting, conducted at the site, located a few kilometers from the demarcation of the security Zone of the Transnistrian conflict. Not so long ago even the us military invaded the area, in flagrant violation of operating rules and regimes ", Greg told the leader of Transnistria Yevgeny Shevchuk. According to the head of Tiraspol, concern and additional military units of Ukraine, who was placed on the border of Transnistria." We have to keep our armed forces in a state of combat readiness, " – explained Shevchuk. On its part, the Moldovan authorities recognise the illegal holding of military exercises in Transnistria. In a statement issued before the Ministry of foreign Affairs and European integration (MFAEI) reported that " such actions are provocative and unacceptable." Transnistria, 60% of inhabitants are Russians and Ukrainians sought to secede from Moldova even before the collapse of the USSR, fearing that on the wave of nationalism Moldova will join Romania. In 1992, after a failed attempt of the authorities of Moldova force to solve the problem, Transnistria was in fact beyond the control of Chisinau's territory. Within Transnistria located operative group of Russian troops, which is the successor of the 14th combined arms army, which, after the destruction of the USSR was transferred under the jurisdiction of Russia. Main tasks ogrf – peacekeeping mission and security of ammunition depots.