At a May 24 meetingchaired by President Mircea Snegur, Moldova’s Higher Security Councilapproved Kishinev’s plan for cooperation with NATO under the Partnership forPeace program. Moldova participates in the program “because itsimplementation will strengthen the country’s security,” a presidential statementnoted. In compliance with Moldova’s constitution, the plan rules out the basingof foreign troops in Moldova, and the introduction of nuclear weapons in theevent of joint exercises with NATO troops, Basarpress reported. Moldovasigned onto PFP in March 1994.
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