Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.204 - 09 July 2016
Defence Minister’s Meeting with General Denis Mercier, Commander, Allied Command Transformation
While at NATO Summit in Warsaw, the Minister of National Defence, Mihnea Motoc, had a meeting with General Denis Mercier, Commander of the Allied Command Transformation (ACT). The meeting was attended also by the chief of General Staff, General Nicolae Ciucă.
They discussed aspects of ACT support for the conceptual development of cooperation between the maritime and air components of the forward allied presence in the region, to the south of the Eastern Flank, especially the command and control elements, education, training, force generation and support initiatives.
The Romanian minister stressed the importance of a quick implementation by NATO militrary authorities, of the decisions taken at the Summit in Warsaw, on the adapted forward presence in the southern region of the Eastern Flank.