Deputy Chief of Mission Abby Rupp, on the Occasion of Memorial Day Ceremony

Mr. Nicolae Nasta, distinguished guests, And, especially, veterans and their families: This weekend across the United States, family and friends will gather for picnics, excursions, and backyard barbeques as the Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer.  And while these gatherings are familiar social events for Americans, it is important to remember what Memorial ... Read More»

Ambassador Hans Klemm at the SME Ceremony

Mr. President, Chairman Niculescu, members of the Government, members of the Romanian Parliament, very distinguished guests, Mr. Mayor, Thank you sincerely for inviting me to participate at this morning’s event. Seeing who I’m sitting next to, it a great, great honor to be a participant at this morning’s session. So, thank you to the National ... Read More»

Ambassador Hans Klemm at the “Women of Courage” Award Ceremony

Good evening, everyone.  I am delighted you could all join us to celebrate five Romanian women who embody compassion, resilience, and, above all else, courage.  While these women come from diverse backgrounds and work in different sectors of society, they are united in their willingness to take on some of the toughest issues facing Romania.  ... Read More»

Romania and United States Perform Joint Mast “Stepping” Ceremony For Deveselu Missile Defense Site

Officials from Romania, the United States, Poland, NATO, and Turkey conducted a joint Mast Stepping ceremony on November 17, 2014 for the Aegis Ashore missile defense site now under construction at Deveselu, Romania. In naval tradition, when a mast is stepped (process of raising a ship’s mast and setting it into a notch or step ... Read More»
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