“For decades, states have concluded international agreements, conventions, approved resolutions in various areas governing relations between states, which say that all are equal in rights, which prohibits the use of force in relations between states. Today we see some challenges to this order based on rules and regulations. Therefore, our common goal is to defend and strengthen the international order based on rules and regulations, in which all states are obliged to comply with international law, the commitments made and in which each state has the right to make independent decisions and to rule over the course of action. development and the way to ensure its security “, said Veaceslav Iațco, head of the NATO Section and politico-military cooperation within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration.
The statements were made during a round table organized by the NATO Information and Documentation Center in the Republic of Moldova, IPN reports.
“Another important direction is the promotion of democratic values. NATO is an alliance of values, the aim of which is to defend the common values of the Member States: democracy, freedom, the rule of law, respect for human rights, the market economy and others. NATO has contributed to the democratization of Central and Eastern European countries in the process of joining the Alliance. It also promotes these values in cooperation with the partner state. We are talking about a partnership between the Republic of Moldova and NATO based on these values ”, mentioned Veaceslav Iațco.
NATO has 40 partner states on different continents. And each state formulates its own objectives, the degree of employment, the areas of cooperation. “The Republic of Moldova benefits from support in strengthening the capacities of the security and defense sector, in increasing the efficiency of institutions in the security and defense sector and in training experts. For this purpose, the Republic of Moldova has a series of cooperation programs “, specified Veaceslav Iațco.
“Increasing resilience to new security challenges, reducing the exploitation of internal vulnerabilities, is one of the main objectives, both for allies and partners. Resilience is the first line of defense against new threats. Emphasis is placed on increasing the structural resilience of information, communication systems, critical infrastructure, the ability to provide critical services to the population in any kind of crisis. NATO’s experience in terms of analysis is very useful for the Republic of Moldova, “said Veaceslav Iatco.
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