Dragan Šutanovac

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Dragan Šutanovac
MP
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Dragan Šutanovac at the Pentagon in 2009
Minister of Defence
In office
15 May 2007 – 27 July 2012
Preceded by Zoran Stanković
Succeeded by Aleksandar Vučić
Personal details
Born (1968-07-24) July 24, 1968 (age 46)
Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Marija Šutanovac
Children Two
Residence Belgrade, Serbia
Alma mater Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade
Religion Serbian Orthodox

Dragan Šutanovac (Serbian Cyrillic: Драган Шутановац [drǎɡan ʃutǎːnoʋats]; born 24 July 1968 in Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia) is a former Minister of Defence in the Government of Serbia.

Background[edit]

He graduated from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. He specialised in security courses in the field of law enforcement and gained a diploma for security issues and oversight. He is also holder of the diploma of Marshall Centre for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. From April to May 2000, he served in the European Parliament in Strasbourg and Brussels. In September 2000, he was appointed special advisor at the Federal Ministry of Interior and in 2001 he became Assistant Federal Minister of Interior. In parliamentary elections in 2000, 2003 and 2007 he was selected as an MP.

From 2002 to 2003 he was president of the Serbian Parliament’s committee for defence and security. In local elections in 2000 and 2004, he was voted deputy in the Belgrade City Assembly.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Zoran Stanković
Minister of Defence of Serbia
2007-2012
Succeeded by
Aleksandar Vučić