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E.O. 12958: DECL: 04/03/2009 TAGS: KTIA, MCAP, NATO, PREL, HR, HU, RO SUBJECT: POSITIVE RESPONSE TO DIPNOTE ON TRANSITING US AIRCRAFT
REF: STATE 33647 DTG 012117Z APR 08
Classified By: Deputy Chief of Mission Mark A. Taplin; reasons 1.4(b) a nd (d).
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Romania Ministry of Defense General Staff
The General Staff presents its compliments to the U.S. Defense Attache Office and the Embassy of the United States of America.
Answering your Diplomatic Note no. 090/2008, dated 2nd of April, addressed to us regarding the overflight of the Romanian airspace of your aircrafts on the 4th and 5th of April, we are supporting the important role you are having in assuring the air security of Croatia.
Therefore, we granted you the folowing overflight clearance numbers:
-- AM 8/356 for the F-15 which are deployed to Campia Turzii Air Base: -- AM 8/357 for the F-15 which are deployed to Graf Ignatievo Air Base.
On behalf of Chief of General Staff Deputy Lieutenant General Mihail Orzeata 4/02/2008; 1735hs.
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