The Chief of the Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Daniel Petrescu, attended the Meeting of the Chiefs of Defence of the NATO Military Committee, which took place in Athens, Greece, from Friday to Sunday. According to the Ministry of National Defence, the 30 NATO Chiefs of Defence who participated in the meeting focused on topics related to allied operations, missions and activities.
Turkey's Chief of General Staff Yaşar Güler met U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley in the Greek capital Athens on Sept. 19 as part of the NATO Military Committee Conference.
According to a statement by the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, two officials addressed "multiple items of mutual security interest."
The Minister Designate of National Defence, Nicolae Ciuca, at the ministerial meeting of the North Atlantic Alliance in Brussels, participated on Wednesday night, together with the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mircea Geoana, and the chair of the Military Committee of NATO, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart William Peach, at the photographic exhibition "Afghanistan - Faces of War".
NATO and EU officials, along with representatives of organisations dealing with foreign affairs and national security, and academics will be participating in a three-day "Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum" international conference that is starting in the Black Sea resort of Mamaia this after-noon.
By the end of this week, parliament in Sofia is set to approve financial plans for the two largest rearmament projects in the recent history of the Bulgarian Army.
The planned overall cost is 3.26 billion leva, or 1.6 billion euros, to be spent over the next 11 years on the purchase of at least 150 armoured military vehicles and at least eight new aircraft.
NATO?s highest military authority, the Military Committee, will convene in Istanbul for a three-day session starting Sept. 11 to review security challenges in Europe and the Middle East, as well as ongoing operations in Afghanistan.
The meeting will be hosted by Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar.
BELGRADE - Officials of the Serbian and Egyptian Ministries of Defence signed in Belgrade a plan of military cooperation.
The document was signed during a session of the Serbian-Egyptian Mixed Military Committee, the Serbian Defence Ministry released on its website.
The two sides expressed mutual interest in promotion and intensification of cooperation in the defence area.