Portugal–Romania relations

Portuguese-Romanian relations

Portugal

Romania

Portuguese-Romanian relations are foreign relations between Portugal and Romania. Both countries established diplomatic relations in 1917, Portugal recognizing the independence of Romania since 1880.[1] Portugal has an embassy in Bucharest.[2] Romania has an embassy in Lisbon and two honorary consulates (in Estoril,[3] and Porto[4]).

Both countries are full members of NATO and of the European Union. There are 30,750 people of Romanian descent living in Portugal.[5]

Notable events

In October 2013, Romania had signed a contract to acquire 12 Lockheed Martin F-16 AM/BM fighters from Portugal.[6] They entered service in the Romanian Air Force between October 2016 and the second half of 2017.[7]

Companies

The Portuguese Millennium Bank has operated in Romania between October 2007[8] and November 2015.[9]

See also

References

  1. "Relaţii bilaterale - Scurt istoric". Ambasada României în Republica Portugheză. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  2. "Misiuni în România - Ambasada Republicii Portugheze în România". Ministerul Afacerilor Externe. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  3. "Consulate onorifice - Consulatul Onorific al României la Estoril". Ambasada României în Republica Portugheză. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  4. "Consulate onorifice - Consulatul Onorific al României la Porto". Ambasada României în Republica Portugheză. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  5. "Comunitatea românească". Ambasada României în Republica Portugheză. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  6. "Romania Finally Settles On Portuguese F-16s". Aviation International News. 18 October 2013.
  7. "VIDEO Avioanele F-16 au intrat oficial in serviciul Fortelor Aeriene Romane. Prima reprezentatie pe cerul Romaniei". HotNews.ro. 7 October 2016.
  8. "Clasamentul bancilor cu cele mai spectaculoase cresteri de active". Wall-Street.ro. 3 July 2008.
  9. "Fuziunea şi integrarea dintre OTP Bank România şi Millennium Bank se va finaliza pe 2 noiembrie". Ziarul Financiar. 29 October 2015.
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