NATO Deputy Secretary General marks 10th anniversary of key missile defense agreement

May 13, 2021

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NATO on Wednesday (12 May 2021) marked the 10th anniversary of the agreement between Romania and the United States to establish NATO’s land-based ballistic missile defence system in southern Romania.

Addressing senior officials at the Romanian Senate via video-link, Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană thanked Romania for hosting the “Aegis Ashore” missile defence site in the town of Deveselu, which provides 24/7 defence against ballistic missiles from outside the Euro-Atlantic area. Built and operated by the United States on behalf of NATO, the missile defence base forms part of a larger European NATO missile shield which also includes radars and ships across Europe…

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