Romania and Poland Discuss Bilateral Military Cooperation

12 October 2009 (Last Updated October 12th, 2009 18:30)

The army chiefs of Romania and Poland have met in a move to look at reinforcing military ties. Discussions between the army chiefs were conducted to find new ways of strengthening and consolidating their military cooperation and to discuss security developments in the Black Sea region a

The army chiefs of Romania and Poland have met in a move to look at reinforcing military ties.

Discussions between the army chiefs were conducted to find new ways of strengthening and consolidating their military cooperation and to discuss security developments in the Black Sea region and the Western Balkans.

The Romanian Army chief of general staff Admiral Gheorghe Marin presented examples of the Romanian Army's modernisation and transformation, as a Nato and EU member country, and its experiences in participating in international operations and missions.

In return Polish Army chief General Franciszek Gagor discussed Romanian-Polish military ties in Iraq, particularly in the field of the unmanned aerial vehicles and special forces.

The meeting held between the two militaries have found new cooperation opportunities in the operations in Afghanistan.

Romanian chief of armaments and State Secretary Ionel Aurel Lascu, who also took part in the talks has underlined the importance of the cooperation between the two ministries as a experience exchange and to foster joint actions in military technology acquisitions.