President of the United States

11/30/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/30/2021 13:08

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Call with Romanian Presidential Security Advisor Ion Oprisor

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke by phone today with Romanian Presidential Security Advisor Ion Oprisor to reinforce the strong cooperation between our countries on defense, resilience, and cybersecurity issues. They agreed on the importance of close coordination bilaterally and through NATO on Black Sea security. They also exchanged views on Russian military activities near Ukraine and committed to continued consultation. Mr. Sullivan conveyed his support for Romania's efforts to enhance energy security in Europe, including through its commitment to bring a "first of a kind" U.S.-built small modular reactor to Romania. He also welcomed Romania's participation within the U.S.-led Counter-Ransomware Initiative.