In the historical museum of the city Dubossari today opened an exhibition dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the start of the peacekeeping operation on the Dniester. Opening of an exhibition held by the representatives of the Joint Control Commission and the Joint Peacekeeping Forces.
The exhibition includes photographs and written documents that tell about the beginning of the mission of "blue helmets" Russian peace-keeping in the security zone from the signing of the Agreement on the principles of peaceful settlement of the Dniester, and the progress of the operation for 20 years.
The military commander of the Central and Northern zones security zones Igor Kazakov said that the soldiers of the Russian Federation was working hard to seize illegally held weapons and ammunition from the public. "Only in 2012 at the Central station security zones with the direct involvement of peacekeepers seized 25 units of ammunition, grenades, mines and ammunition," — he said.
Transnistrian peacekeepers promised to deposit to the museum part of their findings — and neutralized unexploded ordnance from World War II and the Moldovan-Transdniestrian conflict in 1992.
The exhibition "20 years of peacekeeping operations on the Dniester" will run until the end of 2012, according to
The presence of Russian troops in Transnistria allowed for a peaceful life in the region, to normalize the socio-political situation, and then move on to find a peaceful dialogue opposing sides.
Earlier this year, in a joint peacekeeping force in Transnistria were 402 Russian, 492 and 355 of the Transdniestrian Moldovan soldiers and 10 military observers from Ukraine.
According to many military experts, the peacekeeping operation in Transdniestria is the most successful and efficient operation in the history of reconciliation of warring parties, and the actions of Russian peacekeepers are placed in the sample American and European colleagues.