A contingent of National Army participates during July 8-19 multi-national exercise Platinum Lion 2019 carried out at training field Novo Selo in Bulgaria.
According to the Commander of contingent, Major Igor Leviţchi, National Army has 50 officers and sergeants taking part in this edition exercise along with militants from Albania, Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Serbia and the US.
Major Leviţchi mentioned that this exercise is to prepare the participants the mission to maintain peace and counter-insurgency, increase interoperability of partner forces and consolidate the relations.
National Army has participated the Platinum Lion since 2016. This activity is included in the Foreign Ministry's Defense and National Army's External Action Plan for 2019.