The official urged the ministers to find an opportunity to send the Moldovan contingent for training, NewsMaker reported.
"A trip for military training in Ukraine has been canceled on its eve. Five more trips have been canceled in the same way before. I believe that there are no grounds for this," the prime minister said.
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Read alsoPresident: Zapad 2017 drills pose possible threats for Ukraine"No one needs untrained army. I propose to put on the government agenda a decision on the participation of our military in the exercises," Filip said.
As UNIAN reported earlier, Moldovan President Igor Dodon has banned the Moldovan military from participating in the Rapid Trident-2017 international exercises, which will start in Lviv region in early September.