15 April 2019

DSM Conference- MEDIAFAX SURVEY: 67% of the respondents think that the European security cannot be ensured without US's support

Petriana Condrut

A MEDIAFAX survey, conducted for four days whereat have answered, at least to one question, 15.000 people, shows that the European security cannot be ensured without US's support (67%), and 69% of the respondents think that Romania is not able to ensure their security.

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The survey was conducted from Thursday 7pm on mediafax.ro, gandul.info, zf.ro, prosport.ro and descopera.ro. The results were collected today, at 12am. 400.000 people were asked to answer questions during these four days. 15.000 of them chose to answer at least one question.
 
1.      Do you think Romania is able to ensure your security? (11.516 answers)
Yes (24, 45% - 2.816 answers)
No (68, 90% - 7.934 answers)
I don’t know/ No opinion (6, 65% - 766 answers)
2.      It is important that Romania is a NATO member state? (8.469 answers)
Yes 83, 37% - 7.061 answers)
No (13, 38% - 1.133 answers)
I don’t know/ No opinion (3, 25% - 275 answers) 
 
3.     Does Romania have to allocate 2% from GDP for defence? (5.982 answers)
Yes (75, 76% - 4.532 answers)
No 19, 61% - 1.173 answers) 
I don’t know/ No opinion (4, 63% - 277 answers)
 
3.      Can Romania’s security be ensured without US’s support? (4.287 answers)
Yes (28, 01% - 1.201 answers) 
No (67, 44% - 2.891 answers)
I don’t know/ No opinion (4, 55% - 195 answers)
 
4.  Do you think Russia is the main threat against Romania’s security?  (3.830 answers) 
 
Yes (61, 88% - 2.370 answers)
No (33, 89% - 1.298 answers)
I don’t know/ No opinion (4, 23% - 162 answers) 
 
Those who were interested in the topic were mainly men (86% of the respondents), with higher education (79% of the respondents) and age above 35 years old (87% of the respondents).
The survey was made for the conference to be organized in Bucharest, by Defence and Security Monitor (MEDIAFAX asociated), which will debate on security and defence topics.

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