|Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania|
November 2, 1989 – December 22, 1989
|Preceded by||Ioan Totu|
|Succeeded by||Sergiu Celac|
November 28, 1927 |
Life and political career
Stoian was born in Telega, Romania. He was a member of Communist Party Bureau of Grivița district of Bucharest. He served as the Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and International economic cooperation from April 7, 1979 until November 22, 1985. In the wake of Romanian Revolution of 1989, Stoian served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from November 2 until December 22, 1989 when the Ceaușescu regime was overthrown.
Stoian was arrested and sentenced to 14 years. He was pardoned by the President Ion Iliescu and released in March 1994.
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