State Secretary for Strategic Affairs Bogdan Aurescu on Tuesday reiterated Romania's interest that local firms get involved in the setting up of the Deveselu Base.
Aurescu attended the 2014 Multinational Ballistic Missile Defence Conference organized by the U.S. Agency for Ballistic Missile Defense and hosted by Bucharest.
The US Navy will formally commission its new missile defence base in southern Romania on Friday, according to media sources.
The base in Deveselu is one of the two European land-based interceptor sites for a NATO missile shield, a scheme which is viewed with deep suspicion by Russia.
Secretary of State for Strategic Affairs with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) Bogdan Aurescu attended on Tuesday the meeting of the Romania - US Joint Committee that manages the implementation of the Agreement between Romania and the United States on the activities of US forces stationed in Romania, with the Romanian official taking this opportunity to say that the steady pa