US, Romania Ballistic Missile Defense Agreement Enters Into Force


Friday, December 23rd, 2011

The United States said Friday that a Ballistic Missile Defense Agreement with Romania has entered into force.

“The United States and Romania are pleased to jointly announce that the Ballistic Missile Defense Agreement on deployment of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system in Romania has entered into force, effective December 23, 2011”, said the State Department in a statement.

“The U.S. ballistic missile defense interceptor site will be located at Deveselu Air Base as a part of the European Phased Adaptive Approach to missile defense in the 2015 timeframe. This base represents a significant contribution by our two nations to NATO’s missile defense efforts,” added the statement.

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