As soon as the Republic of Moldova became a sovereign and independent state, on September 3, 1991, a decree of the President of the Republic, no. 190 "concerning the state border of the Republic of Moldova", was published, in particular concerning the western sector of the border, with Romania. According to the decision of the Government of the Republic of Moldova, the guarding of the state border of the country was entrusted to the Ministry of National Security with the subordination of the entire forces of the border guard subunits of the former USSR, deployed on the territory. This was the first step towards the creation of the border guard troops of the Republic of Moldova. On June 10, 1992, the President of the Republic issued a decree no. 139 regarding urgent measures to organize the national border guards of the Republic of Moldova. The total length of the state border of the Republic of Moldova is 1906 km, of which 684 km with Romania and 1222 km with Ukraine.. Read more..