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Bucharest Court of Appeals asks President Iohannis and Defence Minister Les to reach an agreement on the appointment of the Army Chief of Staff

President Klaus Iohannis and Defence Minister Gabriel Les have to examine by February 26 if they can reach an agreement on the appointment of the Army Chief of Staff. General Nicolae Ciuca is summoned at the same time to Bucharest ...

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg confirms presence in Bucharest for the Informal Meeting of EU Defence Ministers

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has confirmed his presence at the Informal Meeting of Defence Ministers of EU member states, scheduled to take place in Bucharest on January 30 and 31, Defence Minister Gabriel Leş said on Thursday. According to ...

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Mihai Fifor resigns as Defence Minister to strengthen the PSD team

Social-democrat Deputy Chairman, Mihai Fifor, has resigned as Defence Minister on Monday, hours before the PSD Executive Committee which is expected to discuss the Government reshuffling. Fifor claims he will support the party to strengthen the team, digi24.ro reports. “Thank ...

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Reactions after the European Parliament resolution on Romania

On Tuesday, the European Parliament has voted a resolution on the rule of law in Romania by 473 votes to 151 and 40 abstentions. The European forum is thus urging the Parliament and Government of Romania to fully enforce all ...

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Advanced talks for endowing Romanian Army’s with AH-1Z and UH-1Y Bell helicopters

During Minister of National Defence. Mihai Fifor’s official visit in the United States of America last week, there were discussions with the representatives of Bell Helicopter about a potential collaboration in the future within the endowment programme of the Romanian ...

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University Year starts: The F16s will be used for air police as of February, acquisition of coastal batteries to be launched, Defence Minister says

Defence Minister, Mihai Fifor, has said on Monday, during the ceremony on the start of University Year at the Military Academy in Bucharest that he has discussed with the US Defence Secretary, Jim Mattis, about the acquisition of F-16 aircraft. ...

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Victims of the September 11, 2001 attack, commemorated at the Deveselu Base. Defence Minister and US Ambassador attended

The attacks on September 11, 2001 were commemorated on Tuesday at the Deveselu Base, where Defence Minister Mihai Fifor and US Ambassador to Bucharest Hans Klemm attended the ceremonies. The two officials paid a ‘familiarisation visit’ to the Deveselu Naval ...

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Update: RAF fighter jets intercept six Russian bombers flying near NATO airspace over the Black Sea. Russian MoD denies claim

RAF fighter jets intercepted six Russian bombers flying near NATO airspace over the Black Sea. The incident is believed to have happened on Monday, August 13, and followed a night of “significant air activity”. Reports from a Russian news agency ...

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Russia’s Embassy retorts to Fifor’s statement on ballistic missiles: Bucharest prefers the ostrich policy

Russian Embassy to Romania has reacted to the Romanian Defence minister Mihai Fifor’s statements on ballistic missiles in Deveselu, saying the statement is „inadequate” and that Bucharest still prefers „the ostrich policy” and to overlook this topic. Defence Minister, Mihai ...

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