On June 21st, 2019, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps-Greece (NRDC-GR) celebrated in advance the Romanian National Flag Day whose actual anniversary is June 26th. The Deputy Commander of NRDC-GR, Major General (BGR A) Ivan ORTOMAROV, and the entire HQ staff, warmly welcomed the distinguished guests, including the Consul General of Romania, Mrs. Sabina Madalina SOMACESCU, who honored the ceremony with her presence along with other Romanian invitees.
Colonel VAVURA Veronel - Cristian, the Romanian Senior National Representative in NRDC-GR, during his address highlighted the importance of the day. Furthermore, he stressed that the significance is stronger this year due to the celebration of 15 years since Romania’s Flag was hoisted for the first time at the NATO HQ in 2004, where Romania joined NATO as a full member.
NRDC-GR Deputy Commander congratulated the entire Romanian contingent and the Romanian representatives for this anniversary and expressed his appreciation for the significant contribution of the Romanian staff to all the last years’ successes.