The security situation on NATO's eastern flank was a matter discussed at a videoconference meeting of Romania's Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca and his Estonian counterpart Juri Luik.
Moldova's President has been criticised for sending soldiers to Moscow to join the Victory Day parade on June 24, despite the potential risks to their health in Russia - one of the worst affected countries in the world by COVID-19.
Moldova will send 75 soldiers to the Red Square parade, one of the largest number of soldiers ever used for such an event.
Montenegin Army Chief General Dragutin Dakic and Minister of Defense Predrag Boskovic in the military camp Danilovgrad. Photo: Montenegrin Ministry of Defense
On March 11, the Defence Ministry suspended an army officer for joining the protests over the new religion law that the Serbian Church - the largest faith group in the country - says could strip it of its property.
Romania's defence spending of two percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for ten years should be found increasingly more in investments in the Romanian industry, in modern production facilities and highly qualified jobs created in the country, National Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca said on Thursday.
A team of 42 doctors and nurses from Romania's Defence Ministry and Health Ministry will leave for Republic of Moldova to bolster the medical teams in the neighbouring country in the fight against COVID-19.
Two C-27 J Spartan aircraft of the Romanian Air Force are flying in today 300,000 FFP2 and FFP3 face masks from Turkey, according to Romania's Defence Ministry (MApN).
A third air transport carrying medical equipment from South Korea has landed, on Wednesday morning, on the Otopeni Airport with a C-17 Globemaster III airplane. According to the Defence Ministry, the aircraft transported approximately 45 tons of medical protection equipment. The airplane was greeted by Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca and US Ambassador in Bucharest Adrian Zuckerman.
Senior official for defence policy, planning and international affairs with Romania's Defence Ministry (MApN) Simona Cojocaru attended on Monday an informal videoconference of the EU defence ministers that included discussing the role of the Army in fighting against the COVID-19 virus.
Bucharest, Mar 28 /Agerpres/ - President Klaus Iohannis is conducting, on Saturday, a visit to the ROL 2 Military Field Hospital, set up in the perimeter of the Ana Aslan National Gerontology and Geriatrics Institute in Otopeni.