Corina Crețu: A Romanian star

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Commissioner in Charge of Regional Policy, Corina Cretu, speaks at a joint news conference with European Commission Vice-President in charge of the Euro and Social Dialogue, Valdis Dombrovskis (unseen) on the monitoring of the agreement of the Summit of the Euro Zone on Greece at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium

Corina Crețu: A Romanian star


Corina Crețu, Commissioner for Regional Policy, has had a long career in politics. From journalist, to diplomat, to MEP, and now to commissioner she has overcome obstacles that would prove dangerous to any politician's career, particularly a woman's. At age 14, Crețu lost an eye, which in addition to ruining her basketball career, became an additional challenge that she would overcome in rising to the pinnacle of European Union politics. So who is Corina Crețu? And how did a journalist from Roma...


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