Today climber Tiberiu Pintilie handed the Romanian Flag to Minister Bogdan Aurescu, the same flag that was honored last month on the highest peak of North America , Mt. McKinley ( 6194 m ) , along with the US Flag .
Romanian climber wanted to mark through this expedition 135 years of diplomatic relations between Romania and the US .
Minister congratulated Tiberiu Pintilie for his extraordinary performance and for his help in promoting the special relationship of strategic partnership between the two countries.
Climber Tiberiu Pintile:
“I would like to mention ascension colleagues, with their help we managed to honor as I knew better both Romanian and US flags in our expedition on Mt McKinley.
Thanks, Dan Sorin Caba and Cristian Niculescu Ţâgârlaş”