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Posted by: Vasile Cojocari

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26 Apr. 2019 / 12:12

MIA pays tribute to the victims of the Chernobyl disaster

Today, 33 years have elapsed since the nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, a tragedy considered the biggest nuclear disaster in history, reads a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior Affairs (MIA).

Thus, the MIA leadership had a meeting yesterday with the veterans of the Ministry of Interior, participants in the liquidation of the consequences of this nuclear disaster, in which a documentary film was presented with the stories of families that suffered from that tragedy. The event was attended by representatives of the "Moldovan Chernobyl Union", currently employees of MIA and students from "Stefan cel Mare" Academy.

At this meeting, Minister Alexandru Jizdan came up with a thankful message and thanked the former, but also the current MIA employees who lived this drama and saved human lives for their courage and involvement in the liquidation actions at what they were trained.

As a sign of gratitude, for the manhood and the responsibility manifested in the liquidation of the consequences of the damage, the participants and relatives of those who lost their lives after the catastrophe were mentioned with MIA distinctions.

TRM.MD recalls that more than 3,000 citizens of the Republic of Moldova, aged between 18 and 35, participated in the liquidation of the accident, hundreds of them died and the rest were declared invalid.

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