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General Ph.D. Mihail POPESCU, Chief of the Romanian General Staff, heading a military delegation, takes part in the official ceremony of hoisting the national flag in front of the Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers Europe, in Mons, Belgium, between April 14-16, at the invitation of Admiral James J. Jones, Supreme Allied Forces Europe Commander.

The Chiefs of the Romanian Services Staffs, Lieutenant-General Ph.D. Eugen Badalan (Army), Lieutenant-General Gheorghe Catrina (Air Force) and Rear Admiral Gheorghe Marin (Navy) have also been invited to this ceremony that marks the actual integration of our Armed Forces into the military structures of the Alliance.

On Thursday, April 15, in the presence of 26 Defence Chiefs from NATO member countries, the national flags of the 7 new member countries will be hoisted while the national anthems are played.

The Romanian delegation will have a series of official and bilateral meetings with representatives of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe as well as of the countries participating in this ceremony.


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