The Security Agreement between Romania and the Portuguese Republic on the Mutual Protection of Classified Information was signed at ORNISS Headquarters, on 14 May 2008.
The Agreement was signed by the Secretary of State Prof. dr. MARIUS PETRESCU, Director General of ORNISS, on behalf of the Romanian counterpart, and by H.E. ALEXANDRE VASSALO, Ambassador of the Portuguese Republic in Bucharest , for the Portuguese counterpart.
Representatives of ORNISS, of the Romanian Designated Security Authorities and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as representatives of the Portuguese Embassy in Bucharest participated in the signing ceremony.
The signatory parties of this Agreement addressed the special importance of this document for the development of the bilateral relationship between Romania and the Portuguese Republic , as it requires the special engagement of the two states for the protection of common security goals, contributing directly to the consolidation of the European and Euro-Atlantic security environment.