Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean had a telephone conversation with Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu Friday evening on the latest developments in the Syrian crisis. “The head of the Romanian diplomacy condemned Syria’s recent aggressive actions, October 3, 2012, emphasizing that such actions are unacceptable, a gross violation of international law and jeopardize regional stability and security,” according to a press release by the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE), according to which, Corlatean stressed that Romania, as a NATO member and in the spirit of the Romanian-Turkish Strategic Partnership, is totally rallying with Turkey, and conveyed condolences to the aggrieved families. The Romanian dignitary expressed confidence that the incident would not lead to an escalation of the situation and tensions would ease. Turkish FM Ahmet Davutoglu praised Romania’s stand both in its strategic partner capacity and as a NATO member, including that at the North Atlantic Council meeting Oct 3, the release states. The two officials agreed on maintaining permanent contact in the coming period over these developments.