Top NATO commander: alliance to move command HQ temporarily to Romania for military exercise

May 5, 2015 9:10 AM

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BUCHAREST, Romania – A top NATO commander says the alliance will briefly move its allied joint force command from Italy to Romania as NATO continues to react to Russia's moves in Ukraine.

Admiral Mark Ferguson, Commander of Allied Joint Force Command based in Naples, Italy, said the command will be based in Cincu, central Romania, for 12 days in June, to support a NATO exercise involving 1,000 troops from 21 NATO states.

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