Ministry of National Defence
14 years after Romania's accession to the North Atlantic Alliance, Romanians benefit from the strongest security and stability guarantees of our entire national history, National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor stated on Sunday, on the occasion of the NATO Day in Romania.
National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor paid a visit to the NATO HUMINT Centre of Excellence in Oradea, aimed at documenting the facilities of the centre. The main topic of discussions with representatives of the institution focused on the current and future challenges regarding the military information, the National Defence Ministry (MApN) mentioned.
Romania is ranked first in NATO in terms of equipment expenditure as a share of defence expenditure, according to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's 2017 annual report, according to country's Ministry of Defence (MApN).
Greece is an important ally of Romania in the region, Romanian National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor said on Friday, in a joint press statement with Hellenic Republic Minister of Defence Panos Kammenos.
The two officials had talks at the National Defence Ministry (MApN) on Friday, followed by the signing of an agreement between the Defence ministries of Romania and Greece.
Romania's National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor met on Wednesday, in Jerusalem, chief of the Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee of the Israeli Parliament Avi Dichter, according to a press statement released by the Romanian National Defence Ministry (MApN).
Romania's Defence Minister Mihai Fifor said on Tuesday that the submarine acquisition programme is currently being looked into by the Navy and the acquisition proper could start after 2020.
National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor carried out on Friday a series of bilateral meetings, in which he presented Romania's priorities in terms of defence, on the occasion of participating in the Munich Security Conference, a release of the National Defence Ministry (MApN) informs.
Minister of Defence Mihai Fifor on Thursday highlighted in Brussels the importance of maintaining the allied commitment to further continue the implementation of the tasks established in Warsaw, on all dimensions related to the resolutions on strengthening the deterrence and defence posture, visibly materialized in the enhanced presence on the field of the allied troops along the Eastern flank.
Defence Minister Mihai Fifor said on Friday that pay will increase by 3 percent for the staff of Defence Ministry following the application of the uniform public pay law.
The Romania - NATO expert meeting taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday in Bucharest is an important stage in the analysis of defence capabilities under the NATO defence planning process, the National Defence Ministry (MApN) said in a release.