Secretary Clinton and Romanian Foreign Minister Baconschi to Sign U.S.-Romanian Ballistic Missile Defense Agreement on September 13

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 12, 2011

On Tuesday, September 13, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Baconschi will sign the Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Romania on the Deployment of the Ballistic Missile Defense System in Romania, at the Department of State. This legally-binding agreement will allow for the establishment and operation of a U.S. land-based SM-3 ballistic missile defense system in Romania.

The signing and a joint press availability will take place at approximately 12:15 p.m. following a bilateral meeting.

Pre-set time for video cameras: 11:40 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance lobby.

Department of State
Office of Press Relations
(202) 647-2492

PRN: 2011/1465