The flag of Romania's General Defence Staff was decorated, on Tuesday with a Faithful Service Order in the rank of High Officer with war insignias for the military, on its 160th anniversary, in the presence of Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff Nicolae Petrescu, and presidential adviser Ion Oprisan.
Team Romania at the 2020 Invictus Games - to be attended by soldiers injured in war zones - was officially presented on Monday evening, in the presence of Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca. The minister spoke about the Invictus Games, which he said were not "a competition project." "[Invictus] is a project of what the spirit of the Romanian army means.
President Klaus Iohannis sent a message on November 11, War Zone Veterans Day, in which he hails the country's troops participating in foreign missions as genuine ambassadors of Romania. "The celebration of War Zone Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to extend our gratitude to the troops returning from war zones and to pay homage to the fallen heroes servicing under Romania's banner.
"I think we have a serious problem," said Edina Becirevic, associate professor of security studies at Sarajevo's Faculty of Criminal Justice, Criminology and Security Studies, who has studied the Salafi phenomenon in Bosnia extensively.
"We, as a society, must deal with the fact that Salafi influencers promote intolerance, exclusion of women and religious superiority."