From Financiarul: CSAT (the Supreme Council for Country Defense) has approved plans to send 600 more troops to act in the operation theatre in Afghanistan, thus bringing the Romanian strength in this country to 1,798.

In 2010, the Romanian Army will be able to operate in missions outside borders with 3,753 soldiers, 2,342 of whom already deployed and 1,411 deployable.

Currently, there are 1,290 Romanian troops acting in missions abroad, among whom 1,020 soldiers are deployed in Afghanistan. (photo: Romanian Delegation to NATO)