General Nicolae Ciuca, Chief of General Staff, is paying a working visit to the US, and will have a meeting with General Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staffs and will take part to a symposium of special operations forces.
The meeting with US counterpart is a special occasion to develop the strategic partnership between Romania and the US in the military field, on the agenda being topics related to the Black Sea significance for European and international security, Romania’s position and role as contributor to security, the US commitments in terms of security on the eastern flank of the Alliance, the MoD informs on its website.
During the visit February 19-25, the talks will be focused on the US-Romania cooperation in operational theatres, the Romanian programmes to modernize the armed forces and to identify ways to support it.
The Chief of General Staff will participate in the symposium organized by Global Special Operations Forces Foundation, to the talks about adapting the special forces to the new security challenges. General Ciuca will deliver the presentation “Transforming special operations forces – Romanian Army’s strategic priority.”