Ministry of Defence

DefMin Ciuca says Romania should steer more of its defence spending into local industry

Romania's defence spending of two percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for ten years should be found increasingly more in investments in the Romanian industry, in modern production facilities and highly qualified jobs created in the country, National Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca said on Thursday.

DefMin Ciuca: NATO presence in Black Sea region - strategic imperative

NATO presence in the Black Sea region is a strategic imperative and it is Romania's right to demand this, said Interim Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca at the 2019 activity review of the Defence Ministry, on Tuesday. "For us, ensuring a more robust NATO presence at the Black Sea has been the main objective.

Turkey, Ukraine to boost defense cooperation

Turkish and Ukrainian officials gathered in Ukraine's capital to address ways to enhance strategic cooperation in the defense industry.

The seventh edition of Turkey-Ukraine Defense Industry Cooperation meeting was held in Kiev, where steps to be taken for armament and military equipments were discussed, according to a statement from Ukrainian Defense Ministry on Jan. 24.

Corporal Ciprian-Stefan Polschi, killed Thursday in Kabul, posthumous promotion to 2nd Lieutenant

The Romanian serviceman who lost his life on Thursday in Afghanistan is corporal third class Ciprian-Stefan Polschi, who was a driver with the command structures of NATO in Kabul, the Ministry of National Defence informs. "The serviceman lost his life following the detonation of a car bomb, near the Green Zone of Afghanistan's capital, while driving a service vehicle.

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