„It is our duty to remember what happened on September 11, 2001. That terrorist attack put an end to destinies, mutilated lives and reset the world order. We can feel the assaults’ repercussions, even today.
We, the diplomats, know it very well, because we endeavor to build projects, to launch initiatives, open communication channels, in order to curb the terrorist threat.
This involves a joint action by all the international decision-makers and on site, in the difficult zones. Therefore, diplomats play a key role. But, the effort of the struggle against terrorism is a joint one, going beyond the states’ borders.
I think the Romanian diplomacy has the capacity to contribute solutions and ideas to this joint battle against terrorism, so that the risks to the citizens and the threats to our tenets system may be diminished,” reads a release signed by Romania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.
ForMin Diaconescu expressed his regret for the victims of the 9/11 attacks.
‘May they rest in peace, the victims of the attacks of September 11, 2001, and of all the terrorist attacks and those courageous people who died fighting against terrorism,” the release reads on.
The death toll of the 9/11 attacks in the U.S. rose to 2,973, with 2,752 of them in New York alone.