Romanian Defence Ministry

Romania's DefMin Ciuca meets Ukrainian counterpart Zahorodnyuk in Munich

Romania's acting Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca had a bilateral meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Andriy Zahorodnyuk, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on Friday, to underscore the significant progress recorded in the Romanian-Ukrainian defence co-operation, as well as favorable prospects for its further development, with an emphasis on increasing interoperability by joint

Acting DefMin Ciuca emphasises importance of robust, efficient, credible NATO presence in Romania

At a meeting of NATO defence ministers in Brussels on Thursday, Romania's acting Defence Minister Nicolae-Ionel Ciuca underscored the importance of a robust, efficient and credible NATO presence in Romania, given the complex and volatile security situation in the Black Sea area.

ForMin Manescu: Romania's Embassy in Kabul was targeted; the Romanian died to save the others

The attack in Kabul targeted Romania's Embassy there and the Romanian employee who died to save the others was born in 1976 and was part of the security team of the diplomatic mission, Foreign Affairs Minister Ramona Manescu said Tuesday.

Romanian soldiers injured in Afghanistan revealed as three corporals, one staff sergeant, one private

The five Romanian troops of the 300th Sfantu Andrei Mechanised Infantry Battalion injured on Friday in Afghanistan are staff sergeant Marian Rusu, corporals class 2 Florin Anton and Florin-Alexandru Stefan, corporal class 3 Petrica Apetroaie and private Nicolae Petcu, according to a press statement released by the Romanian Defence Ministry (MApN).

Romania to host multinational military exercise involving joint training of C-27J Spartan military aircraft pilots

Romania will be hosting next month a military exercise European Spartan 2019 designed as joint training for C-27J Spartan military aircraft pilots, the Romanian Defence Ministry (MApN) said Thursday in a press statement.

Romanian-American Joint Committee convenes to discuss schedule of bilateral, multinational exercises

A schedule of bilateral and multinational exercises, including within NATO, planned to take place during the current year and in 2020 on Romania's soil was one of the main topics for discussion at a meeting of the Romanian-American Joint Committee in Bucharest on Wednesday.

Romania's DefMin Les, Polish counterpart discuss strengthening EU's role in defence, security

Strengthening the security and defense dimension of the EU, the strategic partnership between Romania and Poland and their joint contribution to strengthening the NATO forward presence were the main topics of discussion between Romania's Defence Minister Gabriel Les and his Polish counterpart Mariusz Blaszczak.

Hundreds of American soldiers to come to Romania equipped with tanks, fighting vehicles, helicopters

US Army Europe troops will arrive from Poland at the end of this February together with military equipment at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Constanta County as part of the US engagement to secure NATO's eastern flank under Operation Atlantic Resolve, according to a press statement released by the Romanian Defence Ministry (MApN) on Wednesday.

Romania's DefMin Fifor meets Canadian, Italian and Turkish counterparts in Brussels

Romania's Defence Minister Mihai Fifor had bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Canada, Italy and Turkey as part of his participation in Brussels in a meeting of the NATO defense ministers whom he invited officially to participate in the events to be organised in Bucharest on December 1, the National Day of Romania, as 100 years since the Greater Union are celebrated.

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