Romanian president visits troops in Afghanistan
Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daryl Knee, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Romanian President Traian Basescu departs a plane to meet with more than 150 Romanian soldiers as part of a visit to hear from some of his near 1,650 troops throughout Afghanistan. President Basescu also flew to a nearby camp to have lunch with Romanian and coalition forces. Romania joined NATO in 2004 and has since been a player in operations in the Middle East and southwest Asia.
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