Apr 12

Status Of Forces Agreement Romania

Recognising the intention of the parties to assess the effective implementation of sofa SUPPLEMENTS and the Defence Cooperation Agreement and, if agreed upon, to update these agreements; Reaffirming its firm willingness to cooperate in order to support, in accordance with the principle of NATO security indivisibility and NATO`s principle of solidarity, NATO`s ability to make missile defence a key mission of the Alliance, with the aim of ensuring full coverage and protection for all European NATO populations, territories and forces and shaping NATO`s central role in missile defence in Europe; Recognising the implementation of the provisions of the North Atlantic Treaty adopted in Washington on April 4, 1949; the agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Status of their Armed Forces, reached in London on 19 June 1951 (`NATO SOFA`); the agreement between the United States of America and Romania on the status of U.S. forces in Romania, reached in Washington on 30 October 2001 (hereafter referred to as “additional SOFA”); the agreement between the United States of America and Romania on the activities of US forces established on the territory of Romania, concluded in Bucharest on 6 December 2005 (the so-called “Defence Cooperation Agreement”); the agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Romania on measures to protect secret military information, reached in Washington on 21 June 1995 (the so-called “classified military information agreement”); and the agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty on Information Security, reached in Brussels on 6 March 1997 (the so-called “NATO Security Agreement”); Considering that the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and delivery systems, including ballistic missiles, poses a serious and growing threat to international peace and security, as well as to the populations, territory and armed forces of the contracting parties, their allies and partners, All classified information provided or produced under this agreement is protected in accordance with the Agreement on Secret Military Information , except that classified NATO information is processed in accordance with the NATO security agreement. For the purposes of this agreement, the following conditions are defined: Aegis Ashore Fact Sheet (). PDF Document, 111 Kb) Agreement between the United States of America and Romania on the use of the U.S. ballistic defense system in Romania (. PDF Document, 302 Kb) Ballistic Missile Defense Agreement Between the United States of America and Romania (. PDF Document, 156 Kb) European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) and NATO Missile Defense (. PDF document, 233 Kb) The U.S. official and the Romanian commander can consult with local authorities on local issues in the area where the base is located. Also aware of the need to combine and intensify their efforts in the direction of individual and collective self-defence in order to maintain international peace and security and to further strengthen their capacity to respond appropriately to threats and attacks, including acts of terrorism, entry into force, duration, closure and amendment. , given their common defence interests, and recognizing that cooperation in ballistic defence is one of the elements of broader bilateral security cooperation, which should contribute to strengthening the security of the parties; Recognising its shared vision of a broader and deeper strategic partnership between the United States of America and Romania, including the development of enhanced mechanisms for political and military consultations to strengthen their mutual security under Article 3 of the North Atlantic Treaty, the United States of America and Romania (hereafter referred to as “parties”); NATO and the United States reaffirmed that the deployment of ballistic missile interceptors on Romania`s territory was an important contribution by Romania to the establishment of a ballistic missile defence system.