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Romania marks the Day of the Armed Forces

”Mihai Viteazul” 30 Battalion march in Carol Park, Bucharest. Photo: Eugen Mihai, Ministry of National Defence

The Day of Romanian Armed Forces is celebrated today, October 25 in all cities hosting military units, as well as in the countries where Romania has military attaches and in the military bases in the theatres of operations where Romania ...

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President Obama delivers supportive message to Romania

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While in Germany, US President Barack Obama pledged that NATO would keep up reinforcing the defense of “the frontline allies in Poland and Romania and the Baltic states”. “(…) We’re going to have a NATO summit this summer in Warsaw, ...

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President Iohannis calls on MPs to focus on citizens’ priorities, to take zero populist actions

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President Klaus Iohannis addressed the Parliament plenary sitting on Monday afternoon, proposing the lawmakers an electoral year without speculative and populist actions. Iohannis told MPs that along with the approaching electoral campaigns, some electoral-flavoured laws have been adopted. “In 2016, ...

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Raytheon gets USD 559 m missile contract. Missiles to be deployed in Romania

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Raytheon Company has received a $559.2 million contract for missile work that will be completed at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, al.com informs. Raytheon made the announcement Monday morning after the Missile Defense Agency issued the undefinitized contract action last week. ...

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Moscow invites all NATO members to Russian security conference in April

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The Russian Defence Ministry has invited all NATO countries to an April conference on security in Moscow and some have accepted the invitation, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said Thursday, sputniknews.com informs. “We invited all NATO countries to our ...

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Iraqi MP: ISIS to buy ammunition from Romania. Ambassador Prada denies, FM Aurescu calls Iraqi ambassador in Bucharest to account

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An Iraqi MP makes incendiary statement, saying that the Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS) is on the verge of buying ammunition worth USD 300 M from Romania. Romanian ambassador to Bagdad promptly denied the accusations. On Saturday, Chairman of the ...

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EC denies Romania’s request to increase Army state budget

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The European Commission denied Romania’s request to supplement the state defense budget with 0.3 percent of the GDP (an EUR 500 M amount). Following this decision, the state allotment for the Army stays at only 1.4 percent of GDP. “In ...

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Pact on increased Defense budget signed

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On Tuesday, President Klaus Iohannis and the representatives of the parliamentary parties signed the political agreement ensuring 2 percent of GDP for the Defense Ministry. The Romanian President said after the signing ceremony that today we are proving Romanian militaries ...

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