Romania ratified the Convention on 30 November 2000, and the Convention entered into force for Romania on 1 May 2001.

Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)

In its initial transparency report submitted on 27 January 2002, Romania reported stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession or under its jurisdiction or control. 

In 2004, Romania reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines.

In total, Romania reported having destroyed 1,075,074 mines.

Retained Mines (Article 3)

Notwithstanding the obligation to destroy all stockpiled anti-personnel mines, the Convention permits the retention of the minimum number of anti-personnel mines absolutely necessary for the development of and training in mine detection, mine clearance, or mine destruction techniques. As of 2018, Romania has reported having retained 2,395 anti-personnel mines for these permitted purposes. These mines are used in regular training cycles for EOD personnel and engineers and for specific preparation of troops leaving to operational theatres.

Mine Clearance (Article 5)

Romania reported that there were no mined areas under its jurisdiction or control.



Romania's 2017 Article 7 transparency report

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