Tuesday, February 14th 2017

Defence Minister discussed with British Ambassador about boosting bilateral defense cooperation

Romanian Defence Minister Gabriel Les and the British Ambassador to Romania Paul Brummell discussed about the stage and the prospects of boosting bilateral defense cooperation, both in bilateral format and within the North Atlantic Alliance. The two officials highlighted the essential role in the current security context of the multinational exercises which took place in Romania and in the Black Sea area as well as the British contribution to ensuring the enforced advanced presence on the eastern flank of the Alliance. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

UNICEF will launch in Romania the global partnership „Stop Violence against Children”

UNICEF will launch in Romania next month the global partnership „Stop Violence against Children” and it will receive government’s support in developing this project. Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu discussed with representatives of the organization to whom he said that the government will support UNICEF in projects aimed at increasing the quality of education. Mister Grindeanu said that he is considering the possibility of expanding at nationally level of a UNICEF project, implemented in 38 municipalities in Bacau county. Conducting the pilot project revealed that through minimum investments in basic services at community level can be prevented and reduced the social exclusion of the children and of their families and also their health status and the outcomes in the education process can be improved. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Repatriation ceremony of two military police detachments from Afghanistan

The repatriation ceremony of two military police detachments from Afghanistan is scheduled today. One of them is the first Romanian detachment deployed in a theater of operations that is led by a woman, Lieutenant Mirela Ivascu. Romanian soldiers acted especially in counseling of the commanders and the staff of the main military educational institutions and training centers of the Afghan army and they assured the maintenance of a climate of order and security at Bagram military base. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Adrian Strugariu