Thursday, August 23rd 2018

Two Royal Air Force Typhoons were launched from Romanian Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base

Two Royal Air Force Typhoons fighter jets were launched from NATO Air Base in Mihail Kogalniceanu after two suspected Russian Suhoi type aircraft have approached NATO’s air space over the Black Sea. The two Russian planes were heading south west from Crimea towards NATO airspace, repeating recent activities that have caused such incidents. The two Royal Air Force Typhoons operated in line with NATO’s mission, in which United Kingdom is participating in ensuring the security of Romania and NATO allies. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Twenty-three gendarmes deployed to Afghanistan

Twenty-three gendarmes left for a six-months period in Afghanistan on a NATO international mission. They will train, advise and assist colleagues in the Afghan security forces. In the last two months, the 23 gendarmes have attended various training courses and programs. The Romanian Gendarmerie currently participates in nine missions of the European Union, the United Nations and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs warns that in several regions of Greece the risk of fires is still high

In several regions of Greece the risk of fires is still high, warns Ministry of Foreign Affairs which recommends Romanians to be cautious. The Greek authorities point out that starting today, the risk of fires is level 4 – on a scale from 1 to 5 – for the regions in Central Greece, the Attica peninsula and northern Greece – Evros and Samothraki island. Citizens can apply for consular assistance at the Embassy of Romania in Athens, but also at the Consulate General of Romania in Thessaloniki. At the same time, the Minister of Foreign Affairs recommends consulting its website and reminds that Romanians traveling abroad have at their disposal, for information and advice, the „Travel safely” application. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Adrian Strugariu – RADOR