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Romanian military in humanitarian action in Afghanistan


The military of the 2nd Infantry Battalion “Calugareni” in mission in Afghanistan had Tuesday, January 2, a humanitarian action in the North-East of Zabul Province, in their area of responsibility.

The Romanian military gave to about 250 Afghani children the gifts consisting in: bags, writing tables, toys, sweets and blankets, all ensured by the “Salvati Copiii” – Romania Organization.

“The mission in Afghanistan made us to meet and cooperate with different persons, common people, tribal or governmental leaders, but those expressing their desire for a life in peace on this Earth are the children” stated, this occasion, Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Petrescu, the commander of the Romanian Battalion leading this action.

“ What we’ve offered today to the children is a very little according to their needs, but bringing them gifts from the Romanians, we had a reward, their pure smile and their strengthen belief in a better future. I am happy the Romanian military started the new year by brining gifts” added Lieutenant Colonel Petrescu.


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