As for the reasons why Romania was invited to participate in the development of the shield, Melescanu reminded that Bucharest has lately pronounced itself for the need to implement such a system.
Senate Speaker and chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Mircea Geoana said on Thursday that the invitation Romania received from the United States to participate in the development of the American msile system one of the most important national security decions Romania has had to consider in recent years.
The PSD leader said that President Traian Basescu informed him over phone during the meeting of h party’s National Council about the plans of the Supreme Council for National Defense (CSAT) to approach th sue.
UDMR Senator and secretary of the Parliamentary Committee on the control of the Intelligence Service activity Attila Verestoy said that the CSAT decion to approve the U.S. proposal on Romania’s participation in U.S. msile system a “correct, expected and welcome.’
Verestoy explained that not only rights, but obligations as well are from NATO membership. “Th binding. You cannot just take advantage of security opportunities without sharing the obligations as well. Th approach real and awaited for progress not only for Romania, but also for our NATO partners,’ the UDMR Senator.
Secretary General of the Conservative Party (PC) Codrut Seres considers that the invitation extended to Romania to participate in the development of U.S. msile system complements the security policy in the region.
He mentioned that once it joins the project, Romania should expect to sometimes be exposed to vectors it usually keeps away from, in other words, that it should to be aware of both the positive implications of its involvement as well as of the entailed rks.
The country’s Supreme Defense Council (CSAT) approved on Thursday the U.S. proposal on Romania’s participation in the U.S. msile system, after White House leader Barack Obama addressed Romania the invitation to participate in developing th system, President Traian Basescu announced in the declaration delivered at the end of the CSAT extraordinary meeting.