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August 10, 2022

DefMin Dincu to attend extraordinary meeting of NATO defence ministers

The Minister of National Defence, Vasile Dincu, participates, on Wednesday, in the extraordinary meeting of the Ministers of Defence from the NATO member states, which will take place at the Alliance’s Headquarters in Brussels.

According to a Ministry of National Defence’s release, the event is being coordinated by NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg amid the war started by the Russian Federation in Ukraine and it represents an important milestone in the preparation of decisions on the level of adaptation of the Alliance to the current security context, in the perspective of the Madrid Summit on June 29-30.

The agenda of the meeting focuses on two major topics. The first session will be devoted to the security situation in Ukraine and the implications of this conflict on NATO and its neighboring partners, and will have as its guests the Ministers of Defence of Sweden, Finland, Georgia and Ukraine. EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell will also take part.

The second session, in an allied format, provides for in-depth debates on the long-term adaptation of NATO’s collective position to respond to the new security realities at the Alliance’s border.

On the sidelines of the meeting, Minister Vasile Dincu will have a bilateral meeting with his Canadian counterpart.

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