National Defence Ministry

Romanian troops participate in multinational drill European Air Transport Training, in Portugal

A detachment of the Romanian Air Forces, made of 22 soldiers, pilots, technical and engineering staff and specialists in planning, with a transport aircraft C-27J Spartan belonging to the 90th Airlift Base will participate, between June 15 to 26, in the multinational exercise "European Air Transport Training 15", in Portugal, under the coordination of EDA (European Defence Agency) and the EATC

ForMin Aurescu: Romania's participation in peace-keeping missions, a confirmation of its commitment towards UN Charter principles

Romania's presence with civil and military staff in peace-keeping missions is a confirmation of its commitment towards the UN Charter's values and principles, the Romanian Foreign Affairs minister, Bogdan Aurescu said on Friday, on the Blue Helmets International Day.

Exercises at allied level will be more numerous in 2015 (Defence minister Dusa)

In 2014, the number of exercises and training activities has nationally increased by 25 pct as compared to 2013, and those executed at bilateral/allied level have recorded a 133 pct growth, the National Defence minister Mircea Dusa said on Monday, at the annual reunion of the Defence attaches accredited in Bucharest.

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DefMin in Brussels: Cooperation with NATO in development of military capabilities is very important

National Defence Minister Mircea Dusa on Monday participated in the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council and in the works of the Steering Board of the European Defence Agency, on which occasion he said that, in the current security context, "the cooperation with the North Atlantic Alliance is the development of military capabilities area is very important."

DefMin Dusa to meet Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples

National Defence Minister Mircea Dusa in Bucharest on Tuesday will meet Admiral Mark Ferguson, Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples, during the latter's two-day visit to Romania, at the invitation of General Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Nicolae Ciuca, informs a press release of the National Defence Ministry remitted to AGERPRES.

President Iohannis promises best possible medical care to soldiers wounded in Afghanistan

President Klaus Iohannis wished the Romanian troops wounded on Thursday in Afghanistan to get well soon; he assured he was standing by them, and promised them the best possible medical care.

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DefMin Dusa: The four servicemen in Kandahar suffered superficial injuries; their situation is stable

The four servicemen caught in a car bomb attack in Afghanistan on Thursday suffered superficial injuries, National Defence Minister Mircea Dusa said on Thursday, while participating in an anniversary ceremony of two battalions.

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