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Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Romanian President Traian Basescu
Earlier today, the Vice President spoke to Romanian President Traian Basescu. The Vice President congratulated President Basescu on his recent re-election and on the state of Romania’s democracy on the 20th anniversary of the Romanian revolution. The Vice President and President Basescu discussed Romania’s plans to contribute additional troops to the NATO effort in Afghanistan, and efforts to deepen U.S.-Romania military cooperation.