Defence Ministry

PM-designate Orban: Name of ministers to be announced Tuesday-Wednesay; most of them from PNL

Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban on Tuesday evening stated the names of the ministers will be made public after the last round of negotiations, most probably Tuesday or Wednesday. "Most ministers will be from the party.

Corporal Ciprian-Stefan Polschi, killed Thursday in Kabul, posthumous promotion to 2nd Lieutenant

The Romanian serviceman who lost his life on Thursday in Afghanistan is corporal third class Ciprian-Stefan Polschi, who was a driver with the command structures of NATO in Kabul, the Ministry of National Defence informs. "The serviceman lost his life following the detonation of a car bomb, near the Green Zone of Afghanistan's capital, while driving a service vehicle.

Romania's Defence Ministry in close contact with MAE to provide aircraft if needed

Romania's Defence Minister Gabriel Les said on Tuesday evening that the Defence Ministry (MApN) is in close contact with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) ready to intervene with aircraft to evacuate the Romanian national injured in a Tuesday terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

At Romanian-Hungarian meeting, Romanian side presents indisputable evidence Valea Uzului cemetery is multinational burial site

The Ministry of National Defense states that indisputable archival evidence on the multinational character of the Valea Uzului heroes' cemetery was presented at the working meeting of the Romanian and Hungarian experts, but that the Romanian side has found with regret that the representative of Hungary's Institute and Museum for Military History has distorted the discussions.

Senior defence official Nasta attends FAC, EDA Steering Committee meetings

Senior official for defence policy, planning and international affairs with Romania's Defence Ministry (MApN) Nicolae Nasta will be attending, 13 - 14 May, along with defence and foreign ministers of the EU member states, a Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) meeting and a meeting of European Defense Agency's (EDA) Steering Committee in the format of defence ministers to be held in Brussels.

Two Romanian servicemen, wounded in Afghanistan

Two servicemen from the 300th "St. Andrew" Force Protection Battalion, on mission in Afghanistan, were wounded on Monday, at around 2:35 am, Romania's time, while on a patrolling mission inside the Kandahar Air Base, informs the Ministry of National Defence. According to the quoted source, while on mission, the MRAP-type combat vehicle in which the servicemen were overturned.