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The State Secretary for Parliament Liaison, Public Information and Personnel Welfare, Dan Tătaru, participated in the events entitled "15 August - The Day of Oituz", that marked the celebration of 96 years since Romania joined WW1 and 95 years since the heroic battles of Oituz andi Mărășești.

The military and wreath-laying ceremonies took place at the heroes` monuments in the heroes` cemeteries from Oituz and Poiana Sărată.

State Secretary Dan Tătaru spoke of the significance of the military operations at Oituz and Mărășești, in the summer of 1917, for the preservation of the military identity.

"It is commendable that the local authorities had the initiative to remind the younger generations the heroic deeds of our ancestors and I am convinced that that from now on there will be such events every year", State Secretary Dan Tătaru said.

The commemorative activities were attended by troops from Bacău County and representatives of the local authorities.

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