Doctorand la Universitatea „Prietenia Popoarelor” din Federaţia Rusă, Moscova, Specializarea Relaţii Internaţionale; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The article also deals with the problem of South-Eastern security and Romania’s joining peace maintaining forces, stability and safety of common borders in the EU and NATO zones. The instability in the South-Eastern area clearly reflects that the problem of defense takes on new meanings after a period of steep decline of people’s interest, politically speaking, regarding the above-mentioned aspects.
Taking into account the new political context, that is the Ukrainian crisis, the concept of security in Europe changes, especially within Eastern borders of NATO and the EU. Romania is called on, not only to enlarge the defense budget, but also to act more effectively and pragmatically in the new European security system; thus, helping the development of regional cooperation in the field of defense policy, expanding the democratic zone of prosperity and predictability.
The main political objective in the South-Eastern part of Europe is to ensure a stable and peaceful environment. Romania has become a catalyst for regional cooperation policies. It is remarkable that its role grew as far as politics, economic system and armed forces are concerned, after NATO’s and EU’s joining.
security issue, Southeast European Security, theregionalcooperation, Romania’s contribution, the national security.