Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.126 - 11 June 2015
Defence minister’s meeting with the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Paul Brummell
During the official talks held at the Ministry of National Defence Headquarters on June 11, Defence Minister Mircea Duša and the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland declared that the two states have similar visions in the bilateral cooperation field on setting the priorities with regard to developing military capabilities.
According to the Romanian official, the security situation from the Eastern flank of NATO imposes the continuation and consolidation of NATO’s Assurance Measures throughout 2015 and in the future, as much as the security environment requires it.
On this occasion, Minister Duša transmitted the defence minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Michael Fallon, his appreciation for the outstanding results of his visit in our country from March this year which created new opportunities for bilateral cooperation and discussing certain subjects listed on NATO and EU’s agendas.
With respect to the joint training, Defence minister emphasized the presence in Romania of the British troops in Saber Junction 15, Platinum Lynx and SARMIS 15 Exercises.
In his turn, Paul Brummell pointed out the good collaboration between Great Britain and Romania’ armed forces and expressed his hope that the increased level of bilateral military cooperation would be maintained in the future, also.