DefMins Dusa, Fallon discuss permanent NATO presence in Black Sea

DefMins Dusa, Fallon discuss permanent NATO presence in Black Sea

Romanian Defence Minister Mircea Dusa and his British counterpart Michael Fallon discussed on Monday the joint measures necessary to ensure a permanent presence of NATO capabilities in the Black Sea.

In the joint media statement after his meeting with Fallon, Dusa declared: ‘We have addressed in our talks today several important issues; one of them concerns the security and the political and military situation in our region, resulting from the crisis in Ukraine and from the annexation of Crimea by Russia; also, the security situation in the Black Sea and the measures our countries have to take to ensure a permanent presence by turns of NATO capabilities in the Black Sea. We have also analysed the status of the cooperation of the two ministries within NATO; we have discussed the way reassurance missions are carried out on the eastern flank of NATO and of the European Union.’

According to Dusa, he and Fallon also discussed the two NATO command centres to be set up in Romania. More…