President Donald Trump said on June 15 he is ordering a major reduction in U.S. troop strength in Germany, a move widely criticized by members of his own party as a gift to Russia and a threat to U.S. national security.
"We're putting the number down to 25,000 soldiers,'' Trump said at the White House.
Diplomatic relations between Romania and the United States of America are, 140 years since their establishment, stronger "than ever," President Klaus Iohannis said in a message sent on Sunday.
The development of a vaccine against coronavirus is possible by October, according to Albert Bourlas, head of the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer.
In an interview with Kathimerini, he said the company he manages has a budget of 2 billion euros for the research that will lead to the discovery of the vaccine and the creation of antiviral drugs.
The United States said on June 11 it would reduce troops in Iraq in the coming months as friction between the two countries eased under a new U.S.-friendly premier in Baghdad.
The United States also promised support to prop up the struggling Iraqi economy as the two nations held their first strategic dialogue in more than a decade.