Titus Corlățean

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Titus Corlatean
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Minister of Foreign Affairs
Incumbent
Assumed office
6 August 2012
Prime Minister Victor Ponta
Preceded by Andrei Marga
Minister of Justice
In office
7 May 2012 – 6 August 2012
Prime Minister Victor Ponta
Preceded by Cătălin Predoiu
Succeeded by Victor Ponta (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1968-01-11) 11 January 1968 (age 46)
Medgidia, Romania
Political party Social Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Bucharest
National School of Administration, Strasbourg

Titus Corlățean (born January 11, 1968) is a Romanian politician and diplomat, current Minister of Foreign Affairs. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), part of the Party of European Socialists, and was elected to the Chamber of Deputies for Brașov County in the 2004 elections. He became a Member of the European Parliament on January 1, 2007, with the accession of Romania to the European Union.

Corlățean was born in Medgidia, and graduated from the University of Bucharest's Faculty of Law in 1994. He also earned a certificate from the International Institute of the École nationale d'administration in Paris (1995).

Between 1994 and 2001, Corlățean worked as a diplomat in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, before joining Prime Minister's Adrian Năstase's Chancellery in 2001-2003 (first as Adviser on Foreign Policy Issues, and, after 2003, as Secretary of State for the Romanian Diaspora). He has been a member of the PSD since 2002, serving as spokesperson for its Coordinating Committee after 2004.

In the Victor Ponta cabinet, Corlățean has served as Justice Minister (May–August 2012) and as Foreign Minister (since August 2012).[1]

Corlățean is married and the father of one.

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  1. ^ (Romanian) Profile at the Romanian Government site; accessed November 29, 2012

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Political offices
Preceded by
Cătălin Predoiu
Minister of Justice
2012
Succeeded by
Victor Ponta
Acting
Preceded by
Andrei Marga
Minister of Foreign Affairs
2012–present
Incumbent