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International Anticorruption Day

In support of the International Anticorruption Day, the U.S. Embassy is launching a speech competition “No Corruption Means:….” in which contestants will speak on the topic of what a Romania without corruption means to them.  Contestants are urged to include in their remarks what they see as the main social, political, economic or security results ...
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Ambassador Hans Klemm at the Newsweek Offshore Oil & Gas in the Black Sea Summit

Good morning. Thank you very much for the invitation to be with you, to address a very important topic that the United States has focused on and continues to focus on. That is energy security in Europe and in Romania. It gives me great pleasure to participate in this event that touches on an area ...
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Ambassador Hans Klemm on the Death of Romanian Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu

The U.S. Embassy community and I were deeply saddened to learn today of the passing of Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu. He was a consummate diplomat, a Romanian patriot, and I know of no stronger advocate for the U.S.-Romania Strategic Partnership. Ambassador Constantinescu’s many contributions to both Romania and the international community, including his recent leadership of ...
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First U.S. – Romanian Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Drill

The Embassy of the United States of America conducted the first joint chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defense drill with Romanian security and response forces on November 15, 2018. Designed to test intervention and coordination abilities following a simulated attack, the exercise involved the specialized teams within the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police, ...
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Ambassador Hans Klemm at “Top of the Companies Gala” 2018

Mister President, President Daraban, ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests, First, President Daraban, thank you for this exceptional honor. I accept it with humility; also I accept it on behalf of my team at the United States Embassy. To the extent that we’ve had success in the economic dimension of our Strategic Partnership, it is through ...
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