Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.78 - 19 March 2013
Defence Minister Meets the Defence Attachés Accredited to Bucharest
The Minister of National Defence, Mircea Duºa, met with the Defence Attachés accredited to Bucharest, at the Palace of the National Military Club, on Tuesday, 19 March.
The meeting is a routine briefing one that usually takes place between the ministry leadership and the defence diplomats.
"We have a good cooperation relation with the other NATO and EU member countries, which is a positive aspect as our common interests aim at ensuring security and stability. The world faces many threats starting with the economic crisis down to terrorism-related issues. That is why we have to have an ongoing dialogue" the defence minister pointed out.
Mircea Duºa emphasized that "in 2013, the defence ministry has a larger budget by 14 percent than before and our priority is to equip and modernize the military".
The defence attaches thanked minister Mircea Duºa for organizing the meeting and reaffirmed their availability for an intensified cooperation with the Romanian Armed Forces.