Ministry of National Defence
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.
Minister of National Defense Mihai Fifor said on Tuesday that there is an urgent need to take a step further in the psychological assistance to the Romanian Army, adding that, very probably, a new concept in the field will be presented by early March.
Fifor is having on Tuesday a meeting with psychologists in the Romanian Army.
Romanian-Moldovan bilateral military cooperation, regional security strengthening as well as the cooperation relations between the Republic of Moldova with the North-Atlantic Alliance and the European Union were among the topics tackled during the meeting in Chisinau, between National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor and his counterpart of the Republic of Moldova, Eugen Sturza.