Missile defense

Russia offers Iran new missiles despite sanctions

Russia has offered Iran advanced surface-to-air missiles after scrapping a similar deal in 2010 because of UN sanctions over Tehran's nuclear programme, the state defence company said on Feb. 23.
      
Any such a deal is likely to go down badly in Washington as Western countries seek to keep up the pressure on Iran to agree a comprehensive deal on its nuclear activities.

Turkey won't decide on air defense deal before Apr. 24

Turkey won?t make a decision over its multibillion dollar deal for the construction of its first long-range air and anti-missile defense system before April 24, the centennial of the 1915 events Turkey will refrain from selecting a winner for its disputed, multibillion dollar contract for the construction of its first long-range air and anti-missile defense system before April 24, the ce

ForMin Aurescu meets Vice President of Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, on Saturday, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on international security policy, had a meeting with Ellen Tauscher, Vice President of the Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security, also a member in the Executive Committee of the Atlantic Council of the United States and chief negotiator for the Agreement between Romania and t

Romanian Parties Agree to Raise Defence Spending

Leaders of all parliamentary parties on Tuesday are to sign a political agreement ensuing that at least 2 per cent of Gross Domestic Product, GDP, will go on the defence budget by 2017.

The move follows the initiative of Romania's new President, Klaus Iohan, who has set increased defence spending as a priority.

Aurescu: Deveselu, a concern for Moscow as it is guarantee Romania will not return to another influence sphere

The missile shield in Deveselu is a concern for Moscow as it is a guarantee that Romania will not return to another influence sphere, said, on Tuesday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu.

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