Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz at the Memorial Day Ceremony

Thursday, May 26, 2022, 1100 Embassy Lawn Good morning everyone Thank you for gathering with us all to commemorate this, America’s 154th Memorial Day. It is my pleasure to welcome you, and I am particularly gladdened that we can once again gather in public. Let us all hope that the dark days of the last ...
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Remarks by Vice President Harris and President Iohannis of Romania in Joint Press Conference

Cotroceni Palace Bucharest, Romania 4:14 P.M. EET PRESIDENT IOHANNIS: (As interpreted.) Good afternoon. I’m pleased to welcome to Bucharest Vice President of the United States of America, Her Excellency, Madam Kamala Harris. Dear Madam Vice President, welcome to Romania. I would like to thank Madam Vice President for her presence in Romania in this challenging ...
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FACT SHEET: Posture Updates in Support of Allies in Europe

As part of our commitment to upholding the principles of the rules-based international order and to the security of our NATO Allies, the United States maintains significant combat-capable forces in Europe. These forward-deployed forces help to deter aggression and if deterrence fails, stand shoulder to shoulder with our Allies to maintain security and stability in ...
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Romania National Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE December 1, 2021 Romania National Day On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the Romanian people as you celebrate Great Union Day, the anniversary of the unification of your country. Romania and the United States enjoy ...
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My Visual Tale of American-Romanian Friendship (Photography Contest)

On July 11, 2022, Americans and Romanians will celebrate 25 years since the launch of the Strategic Partnership between the United States and Romania. Throughout these past 25 years, our two countries have worked together to strengthen bilateral relations, foster democracy, build prosperity, and ensure security for all our citizens. To highlight this inspirational democratic ...
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Joint Statement on the Seventh Round of the Strategic Dialogue between the United States and Romania

U.S. Department of State Media Note Office of the Spokesperson November 10, 2021 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and Romania on the occasion of the Seventh Round of the Strategic Dialogue: The Governments of the United States and Romania held the seventh round ...
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and Romanian Minister of Energy Virgil Popescu Highlight New Partnership on SMRs

Glasgow, Scotland — U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm and Romanian Minister of Energy Virgil Popescu highlighted a new commercial partnership between NuScale Power and Nuclearelectrica that was signed earlier this week on the sidelines of the 26th United Nations Conference on Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. The new agreement has the ...
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Nuclear Futures Package (Fact Sheet)

Main Points The United States looks forward to working with partner countries to advance clean energy innovation and responsible, secure and safe use of nuclear power to enhance energy security, increase access to clean, reliable energy, and support climate objectives for the collective betterment of our world. We are pleased to reaffirm our commitment to ...
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Repurposing Coal Power Plant Sites With a NuScale Small Modular Reactor Power Plant (Fact Sheet)

Cost. A NuScale 924 MWe SMR plant, that includes 12 NuScale Power Modules, provides an LCOE in the range of $45/MWh to $65/MWh depending on the financial modeling assumptions of the power plant owner for municipal utility and investor-owned utility respectively based upon the costs for a deployment at a generic greenfield site located in ...
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U.S. Small Modular Reactors (Fact Sheet)

U.S. SMR features: The United States is developing advanced nuclear power plants that are 300 MWe or smaller and offer the potential for lower upfront costs, greater scalability and siting flexibility. U.S. vendors of light water-cooled SMR’s include NuScale, Holtec, Westinghouse, and GE-Hitachi. Key benefits of U.S. technologies include: Proven technology: Most SMRs are based ...
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U.S.-Romania Cooperation on Small Modular Reactors (Fact Sheet)

Main Points This announcement represents a significant breakthrough for bringing emerging nuclear technologies to bear on the climate crisis. It showcases first-of-a-kind U.S. technology, creates thousands of jobs, strengthens European energy security, and addresses the climate crisis head-on. This commitment by Romania allows for U.S. ingenuity on nuclear advancement to be brought to a critical ...
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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Remarks at Romanian Ministry of Defense Post-Bilat Joint Press Event

Good morning, everyone. It’s great to be here. It is a lovely day! Let me start by thanking the people of Romania for your warm hospitality. And Mr. Minister, thank you for hosting me on my very first visit to Romania as Secretary of Defense. Now, the Minister and I just had a very productive ...
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Joint Statement on 10-Year U.S-Romania Anniversary

Today is the 10th anniversary of two instruments that address the peace and security of the United States, Romania, and our European allies – the U.S.-Romania Joint Declaration on Strategic Partnership for the 21st Century and the Agreement on the Deployment of the Ballistic Missile Defense System in Romania. As a result of our Ballistic ...
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Ten years since the signing of the Joint Declaration on Strategic Partnership and of the Ballistic Missile Defense Agreement

Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz: Roman statesman and lawyer Marcus Tullius Cicero said, “The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.” The United States and Romania are allies, like-minded democracies, and indeed we are friends. We have also seen shifts of fortune which have tested us. Together we have helped provide peace and security to ...
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Human Rights During the Pandemic (Video Contest)

U.S. Embassy Announces Video Contest Winners “Human Rights During the Pandemic” On December 15, 2021, teachers, high school students, and Embassy representatives, gathered online to honor the winners of the student video contest, “Human Rights During the Pandemic”. This contest launched on June 11, 2021, to raise awareness around the issue of respecting of humas ...
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Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz at the Memorial Day Ceremony

Thank you all for joining us today to commemorate Memorial Day. On behalf of our Embassy and my colleagues we welcome you. We are especially gladdened by the opportunity to host this event today as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. I would like to give a special welcome to the veterans and families of ...
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Black Sea, Balkan allies and partners start “Trojan Footprint 21” on May 3rd

By: Capt Kevyn Kaler, 352 SOW Public Affairs Starting May 3rd, 2021, NATO ally, Romania, will host an integrated contingent of U.S. Army, Air Force, and Naval special operations forces to train and build interoperability during Trojan Footprint 21, Special Operations Command-Europe’s (SOCEUR) premier SOF exercise. Allies and partners will include, Bulgaria, Germany, Georgia, Montenegro, ...
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U.S. and Romanian Forces Joint Exercise

RAF MILDENHALL, United Kingdom – Special operations forces from the 352d Special Operations Wing and 41st Field Artillery Brigade executed another successful High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), Rapid Aerial Insertion (HIRAIN), near Constanta, Romania 10 Apr, 2021. “This second iteration of the HIRAIN operation, conducted in a condensed timeline, amplified not only our unique ...
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Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz at Campia Turzii Media Event

February 4, 2021, 12:30 p.m. Campia Turzii Air Base, Romania Good Afternoon General Pana, General Bailey, other distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for joining us here today at Campia Turzii Air Base, and thank you to General Pana, Colonel Oatu, and the Romanian Air Force for hosting us – allowing us to once ...
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Ambassador Adrian Zuckerman’s Message for the Romanian National Day

I want to congratulate President Iohannis and all Romanian people on behalf of President Trump and the American people on the 102nd anniversary of the Great Union Day. Romania has come a long way. I am especially proud of the amazing progress made this year notwithstanding the many adversities that we have encountered. Romania has ...
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Romania National Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State December 1, 2019 On behalf of the people of the United States of America, I congratulate the Romanian people as you celebrate Great Union Day. This year, the United States and Romania, celebrating 140 years of diplomatic relations, reaffirmed and deepened our longstanding close partnership by signing ...
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Ambassador Adrian Zuckerman at the U.S. Navy League Event

“Restaurant Sailors” Marina, Eforie Nord July 31, 2020 Good evening everyone, Mr. Mayor, Mufti, Colonel Vaughn, distinguished guests and friends. Its an honor and true pleasure for me to be here with you tonight. Thank you, Mr. Patrichi, for your staunch support of the U.S. Navy League and for your invitation tonight. I commend your ...
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Ambassador Adrian Zuckerman on the Return of Romanian Medical Mission to Alabama

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 As Delivered Defense Minister, Distinguished Guests, Friends. On behalf of President Trump and the American people, it is an honor for me to be back here today to welcome home all of the brave men and women who traveled so very far to help the people of Alabama in their fight ...
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Ambassador Zuckerman’s Statement on U.S. Covid-19 Assistance for Romania

It was my privilege to be able to announce to President Iohannis, Prime Minister Orban and the Romanian people that the generosity of the American people for its friends around the world continues. The United States, under the leadership of President Trump, is committed to help not only Romania, but also its other friends and ...
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Secretary Pompeo on Romania’s National Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release​​​​​​ November 29, 2019 On the occasion of Romania’s National Day, I would like to congratulate all Romanians on behalf of the Government of the United States. Our two nations are friends, Allies and partners, and I am glad to see our Strategic Partnership, economic ...
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Ambassador Hans Klemm at the NATO Exhibit “We Stand Together. Romania and the United States – 15 Years in NATO”

Madam Prime Minister, Vice Prime Minister, members of the Romanian Parliament, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, This year we are celebrating two important anniversaries in the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization. One – the organization was founded 70 year ago and important celebrations of that event took place already in April and there will be another in ...
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Joint Statement on the Implementation of the Joint Declaration on the Strategic Partnership for the 21st Century between Romania and the United States

The Governments of Romania and the United States of America held the sixth plenary meeting of the Strategic Partnership Dialogue in Bucharest, Romania, on June 19, 2018.  This partnership is rooted in a shared commitment to the values and interests that underpin the West.  The two governments reaffirm this commitment and pledge to work together on ...
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Joint Press Release on the Interim Strategic Partnership Meeting between the United States of America and Romania

Representatives of the U.S. Department of State and Embassy of the United States of America and representatives of the ministries and agencies of the Government of Romania and of the Cabinet of the Vice Prime-Minister for the Implementation of Strategic Partnerships held an Interim Strategic Partnership meeting in Bucharest, Romania, on March 30th, 2018. The ...
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20th years of Strategic Partnership

Good Evening. President Constantinescu, Governor Isărescu, Ladies and Gentlemen. I would like to offer a special note of gratitude to Governor Isarescu and the Board of the National Bank of Romania for this evening in which we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Strategic Partnership between the United States and Romania. For two decades, ...
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The 20th Anniversary of the United States – Romania Strategic Partnership

  The United States Embassy is pleased to mark the 20th anniversary of the launch of the Strategic Partnership between the United States of America and Romania, on July 11, 1997. For two decades, the United States and Romania have collaborated closely on building a framework aimed at strengthening bilateral relations, supporting Romania’s democratic development ...
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Interim Strategic Partnership Meeting Between the U.S. and Romania

Representatives of the Embassy of the United States of America and of the ministries and agencies of Romania held an Interim Strategic Partnership meeting in Bucharest, Romania, on April 12th, 2017. The meeting was an opportunity for the parties to take stock of developments in bilateral cooperation, exchange information on Romanian and US policy, identify ...
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The ”Fighting Eagles” Deepen U.S.-Romanian Security Cooperation with Troops, Heavy Equipment and Joint Training

The Embassy of the United States of America welcomes the arrival of the ”Fighting Eagles,” 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment (1/8) to Romania‎. The 1/8’s 500 Soldiers bring M1 Abrams tanks, Bradley Fighting Vehicles, and Paladins (155 mm self-propelled artillery) and will be stationed at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Constanta County. This is part of ...
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Major Partner Countries Call on the Government of Romania not to Reverse its Fight Against Corruption

On behalf of the Embassies of Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands and the United States please receive the statement below: “We, Romania’s international partners and allies, express our profound concern at the actions of the Romanian Government on the night of January 31, 2017, which have undermined Romania’s progress on rule of law and the ...
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U.S. Embassy Congratulates The New Government And Parliament Of Romania

The Embassy of the United States of America congratulates the new Government and Parliament of Romania. We look forward to working with Prime Minister Grindeanu and his cabinet to further develop our Strategic Partnership,which aims to increase our shared security, enhance our nations’ mutual prosperity, and strengthen democratic institutions. Our partnership is also based on ...
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Joint Statement on the Implementation of the Joint Declaration on the Strategic Partnership for the 21st Century Between Romania and the U.S.

The Governments of the United States of America and Romania held their fifth annual Strategic Partnership Dialogue in Washington, DC, on September 26, 2016. This partnership is rooted in a shared commitment to democratic values – rule of law, open markets, respect for human rights, and people-to-people ties. The two Governments reaffirmed these principles and ...
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The Fifth Anniversary Of The Joint Declaration On Strategic Partnership For The 21st Century Between The United States Of America And Romania

The Embassy of the United States in Romania and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs jointly recognize and salute the fifth anniversary of the signing, in Washington, D.C., on the 13th of September 2011, of the Joint Declaration on Strategic Partnership for the 21st Century between the United States of America and Romania.  The Joint Declaration ...
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U.S. Ambassador Hans Klemm Invites Romanians Interested In The Romania-U.S. Friendship To Participate In An Online Discussion

U.S. Ambassador Hans Klemm arrived in Romania just two months ago.  With an interest in Romania sparked as early as his university years by his professor, distinguished writer and literary critic Matei Călinescu, and charmed by Romania’s language, history and culture, the Ambassador stated even before his arrival that he is looking forward to having ...
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135 Years Of Friendship

U.S. Diplomacy in Romania: A Persistent Affinity 135 Years Old Op-Ed by Mark Taplin It was a Christmas Eve, half a century ago, that my father still remembers well. Dressed in a morning suit he had hastily borrowed, he witnessed William Crawford present his credentials to Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej in an official ceremony at Palatul Victoria ...
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European Reassurance Initiative and Other U.S. Efforts in Support of NATO Allies and Partners

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release Since early March, the United States has taken action, both bilaterally and through NATO, to reassure allies of our solemn commitment to their security and territorial integrity as members of the NATO Alliance.  A persistent U.S. air, land, and sea presence in the region, ...
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U.S. Awards Base Operations and Services Contract For Missile Defense Site at Deveselu

In support of the European Phased Adaptive Approach Phase II, the U.S. Naval Facility Engineering Command (NAVFAC) in Naples, Italy awarded a 31 month Base Operations and Services Support (BOSS) contract to U.S. firm Exelis Systems Corporation 19 March, 2013. The contract, which is valued at USD $5.7M, will be performed at the Deveselu Base ...
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