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Ten foreign ministers, including Romania, sign statement condemning Russian aggression in Ukraine

Ten European foreign ministers, among them Romanian head of diplomacy Teodor Melescanu, have signed a joint statement condemning the illegal annexation of Crimea, ‘The Guardian’ informs. “Five years ago, Russia gravely challenged the idea of a peaceful and free Europe. ...

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US Navy sends first ship into Black Sea since Russian seizure in Kerch Strait. USS Fort McHenry arrives in Constanta

The dock-landing vessel USS Fort McHenry transited the Dardanelles Strait en route to the Black Sea on Sunday, making it the first U.S. Navy ship to enter the tense region since Russia seized three Ukrainian vessels in November in the ...

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UN Security Council to convene after Russia seizes Ukrainian navy ships. Romanian Foreign Ministry expresses ‘deep concern’

The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Monday after Russia seized three Ukrainian navy ships off the coast of Crimea, the US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley wrote on Twitter. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), ...

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US ambassador to NATO: We are working with Romania, Bulgaria in every possible way to strengthen their defenses in the Black Sea area

During a press briefing previewing the October 3—4 Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Kay Bailey Hutchison, U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO said that the United States is enhancing the capabilities for Romania and Bulgaria through its European initiatives regarding the Russia’s ...

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Destroyer USS Carney enters the Black Sea

The United States’ guided-missile destroyer USS Carney has entered the Black Sea for maritime security operations, the US Navy’s Sixth Fleet said in a statement. “The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) entered the Black Sea, Aug. 12, ...

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Russian Embassy shares Sputnik news, criticizes that no Romanian official attended the Victory Day reception. US Ambassador Hans Klemm was present

The Russian Embassy in Bucharest has shared on Facebook the news posted by Sputnik.md, criticizing the fact that no Romanian high ranking official attended the Victory Day reception on Wednesday, but commends the US Ambassador, Hans Klemm, for attending the ...

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US F-35 fighters to train in Estonia and Romania

The US Air Force is sending its newest fighter jets to Estonia and Romania as part of a program set up after Russia annexed Crimea from the Ukraine in 2014, a US official has told CNN. F-35A stealth Joint Strike ...

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NATO to set up special unit in Romania. Defence Minister says 13 countries are ready to contribute to the multinational brigade

After a year of negotiations, NATO has approved on Thursday the establishment of a special unit to monitor risks in the Black Sea region. The structure will operate under NATO’s maritime headquarters in the UK. It will have responsibilities in ...

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