Mihai Razvan Ungureanu, personal aide of President Iohannis, Lazar Comanescu could be presidential adviser for foreign policy


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First vice-president of the National Liberal Party, Mihai Razvan Ungureanu, former prime minister and Foreign Affairs minister, was appointed personal adviser of President Klaus Iohannis, sources with the Presidential Administration told Mediafax.

The quoted sources say Ungureanu’s position is an honorary one and it is not remunerated.

Mihai Razvan Ungureanu, 46, was Romania’s Foreign Minister from December 2004 to March 2007 and he was appointed as Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service later in 2007. After Emil Boc government’s resignation, Ungureanu was appointed Prime Minister, actually serving just for two and a half months, from January 2012 to April 2012, when his cabinet was dismissed following a parliamentary vote of no-confidence.

Romanian ambassador to Germany recalled…for Cotroceni

At the same time, President Klaus Iohannis recalled Romanian ambassador to Germany, Lazar Comanescu on Monday. Political sources told Mediafax that Iohannis would intend to appoint Comanescu as presidential adviser for foreign policy.comanescu

Laz?r Com?nescu, 65, was the Foreign Minister of Romania from April 15, 2008 until December 22, 2008 in the government led by PM Calin Popescu Tariceanu. He was named Romania’s ambassador to Germany in 2009.

He was head of Romania’s Mission to the European Union during 2001-2007 and after Romania joined EU until April 2008, Comanescu was Romania’s Ambassador to the EU. Previously, he was State Secretary for European Integration and head of the Romania’s Mission to NATO.

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