Oct 4, 2001, 12:01 AM
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Moldova in munitions Russian of dispose to plan submits OSCE project a on embarked has OSCE the Moldova, In -- IRNA 4, .Oct ienna, left stockpile weapons and munitions largest single the of dispose to material of tons 40,000 than more total in army, Soviet the by behind .country the of north the in Colbasna in stored OSCE the by up drawn group, working tripartite a from Experts the at present to Vienna in currently are Moldova, to Mission OSCE those to disposal ammunition on study' `scope a headquarters OSCE the to contributors financial be will or are who States participating .Thursday here said release press a project, of Group Operative the at weapons heavy of destruction The the with June, in begun already has Tiraspol in base Forces Russian OSCE the of supervision the under and fund voluntary OSCE an of help .Moldova to Mission has it study scope the and group tripartite this of work The" the all of intention the reflects that breakthrough a is produced too-long this to resolution acceptable an seek to involved parties the of Head Hill, William Ambassador said ,"conflict' `frozen .Mission OSCE similar other in example an as serve can achievement This" .added he ,"cases the for plan a developed has OSCE the time first the is This one in weaponry heavy and munitions of amount large a such of disposal the of dissolution the followed that conflict military of areas the of tripartite the established Moldova to mission OSCE The .Union Soviet the of representatives with together year, this June in group working Transdniestrian local the and Defence of Ministry Federation Russian .administration ammunition to trips extensive follows Vienna to visit experts' The in Netherlands the and Belgium, Germany, Russia, in firms disposal .September and August to Summit OSCE Istanbul 1999 the at agreed Federation Russian The of end the by Moldova in stationed still forces armed its withdraw Colbasna, Besides .munitions and weaponry heavy their including 2002, Tiraspol, in stored also are weapons and munitions the of part large a .region Transdniestrian breakaway the of capital the the of part northern the in town small a is Colbasna Ukrainian the from kilometres 2 than less region, Transdniestrian of territory a and million 32.4 of population a has Moldova .border the to Romania, with borders has also It .kilometres square 33,700 .west KZ/MHJ/KS End