National security must be guaranteed at any cost, President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday as he attended the office handover ceremony for the new Minister of Defense, Nicolae Ciuca. "The Ministry of National Defense and all of you have a special task, a difficult task we need to accomplish together with excellence. National security must be guaranteed at any cost.
Outgoing Minister of Defence Gabriel Les sent a message to the Romanian troops saying they can count on his support in what concerns the continuation of the Army's endowment process, for the military equipment they should receive will strengthen their combat capacity. "Today I want to send you, dear soldiers of the Romanian Army, active or in reserve, all my appreciation and my entire respect.
The day of October 25 represents a landmark with a special significance in the consciousness of the Romanian people, beyond its strictly historical significance, states outgoing Minister of National Defense Gabriel Les in the message conveyed on the celebration of the Romanian Army Day.
The accession of North Macedonia to NATO will contribute to the improvement of the security environment in the Balkans, National Defence Minister Gabriel Les stated on Tuesday, on the occasion of the visit to Bucharest of his counterpart of the Republic of North Macedonia Radmila Sekerinska-Jankovska.
Defence Minister Gabriel Les met on Tuesday at the UN headquarters in New York with UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix, with the discussions focusing on streamlining the missions carried out under the aegis of the Organization.
The development of bilateral cooperation relations in the defence area between Romania and the Republic of North Macedonia was included on the agenda of the meeting which Romanian National Defence Minister Gabriel Les had on Wednesday with his North Macedonian counterpart, a release of the National Defence Ministry (MApN) informed.
Defence Minister Gabriel Les said on Tuesday at the repatriation ceremony of posthumous Sub-Lieutenant Ciprian-Stefan Polschi and diplomat Vasile Raduna, both killed in Kabul, that Romania remains "unwavering" in its determination to contribute to the international effort to fight against terrorism.
The chairman of the Save Romania Union, Dan Barna, has sent condolences to the family of the Romanian serviceman that lost his life in Kabul on Thursday and said that the wave of terrorist attacks compromises the attempt to pacify Afghanistan, and the international community must react. "The terrorist attacks in Kabul concern all of us!
President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday sent a condolence message following the terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, resulted in the death of a Romanian serviceman, and added that the Army is and will continue to be a fundamental institution of Romania.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila has sent condolences to the family of a Romanian soldier killed on Thursday in Kabul, Afghanistan, saying that Romania will continue to condemn and fight with all its might against terrorism. "Condolences to the family of the Romanian soldier who died today in Kabul and to all those who have lost someone!