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Jens Stoltenberg: Romania has offered to provide a brigade, of around 5,000 troops, which could coordinate NATO training

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said before the meeting in Brussels on Tuesday that NATO was considering a Romanian offer to provide a brigade, typically around 5,000 troops, which could coordinate alliance training and possibly play a deterrent role, Reuters reports, ...

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ROMATSA: Traffic in the Romanian airspace is increasing due to problems in Crimea

The traffic in the Romanian airspace is increasing following the closure of Ukraine’s airspace in the Crimean Peninsula, which creates problems for the Romanian traffic controllers, said on Tuesday Valentin Cimpuieru, director of the Technical and Development Department with the ...

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Iohannis-Erdogan talks in Ankara: Mosque in Bucharest – in building permit stage

President Klaus Iohannis met his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, after a sumptuous ceremony at the Ak Saray Presidential Palace in Ankara. The talks focused on the terrorist attacks in Belgium, on bilateral relations, on the issue of ...

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Protests against speech delivered by Russia’s Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin during PABSEC summit in Bucharest

Several participants at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organisation (PABSEC) summit held in Bucharest on Friday protested against the presence of Russia’s Parliament speaker Sergei Naryshkin, with part of the members of the Ukraine’s delegation posting ...

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Biggest military exercise in the last 13 years to be launched by NATO. Some 36,000 alliance troops take part, Romanian soldiers included

NATO is to launch its biggest military exercise in the last thirteen years on Saturday, putting 36,000 alliance soldiers through their paces in Italy, Spain and Portugal to boost preparedness against the backdrop of the Ukraine crisis and the Syrian ...

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EU extends sanctions against Russia for six Months

European Union foreign ministers formally agreed Monday to extend economic sanctions against Russia for an additional six months in response to the country’s role in neighboring Ukraine, the Voice of America reports. The move came during a meeting of the ...

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European Parliament adopts tough resolution on Russia, following security concerns raised by Romanian MEP

The European Parliament passed a resolution on Thursday calling on EU governments to maintain sanctions on Russia over its action in Ukraine, the second such critical vote in the EU legislature in as many days, thestar.com reports. Though the votes, ...

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Russia: US plans to deploy in Poland and Romania systems capable of launching Tomahawk cruise missiles would directly contravene the INF treaty

Russia on Thursday warned the United States of consequences if it moves to deploy land-based missiles in Europe in contravention of a key Cold-War era arms control treaty, yahoo.com informs. “It is clear that such actions would mean complete destruction ...

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French Navy intelligence ship enters Black Sea

A French Navy intelligence ship, the Dupuy de Lome, has passed through the Bosporus and Dardanelles straits to enter the Black Sea, a military-diplomatic source told RIA Novosti Wednesday. Dupuy de Lome has come to replace the US Navy destroyer ...

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