DEFENCE

Defence Minister Motoc visits two command-control NATO structures in Bucharest

The Minister of National Defence, Mihnea Motoc, and the Chief of Staff of the Romanian Army, General Nicolae Ciuca, have visited on Friday the NATO Forces Integration Unit and the Southeast Multinational Division Command, both headquartered in Bucharest, the MApN informs.

According to a press release remitted to Agerpres, Motoc has discussed with Romanian and allied servicemen, found out about current problems, and showed appreciation for efforts submitted until now and asked them to continue in a sustained rhythm the process of operationalization of the structures they are part of.

“The establishment of the two NATO multinational command-control structures and the significant increase in the number of exercises hosted and organized by Romania are concrete examples of the Romanian Army’s capacity to adapt to the new security challenges in the region,” Motoc said, as quoted in the release.

The source also mentions that the Romanian dignitary stated that the full operationalization of the two NATO command structures is a major objective of the ministry and ensured the servicemen that all necessary support will be granted.

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