DEFENCE

CSAT to meet on 26 July to establish actions for implementing NATO Summit decisions

The Supreme Council for National Defence (CSAT) will meet on 26 July at the Cotroceni Palace.

“During the meeting, the council will assess the manner of Romania’s mandate reflecting in the final documents of the 8-9 July NATO Summit in Warsaw, and will establish the measures and actions required for implementing the adopted decisions,” the Presidential Administration points out in a release.

The CSAT meeting, headed by President Klaus Iohannis, will start at 11:00.

On 9 July, President Klaus Iohannis said that the NATO Summit in Warsaw was a success for Romania, pointing out that all interest topics for Romania were included in the final documents.

He showed that the main interest elements for Romania, obtained in the Summit in Warsaw, concern balancing out the measures taken within the new defence and deterrence posture on the eastern flank.

“Secondly, an advanced and adapted allied presence consisting of the multinational brigade and the Enhanced Training Initiative, namely the decision to draw up options to consolidate the allied maritime and air presence in the south of the eastern flank; thirdly, a new level in regards to planning the defence for Romania within NATO, namely the development of the contingency plan obtained in the context of the previous summit; and finally, the declaration of the initial operational capability of the NATO anti-missile system, the essential element of this progress being the integration of the facility of Deveselu in the NATO system,” Iohannis pointed out at that date.

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