H.E. Mr. Aureliu Ciocoi, acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova,started his service as a diplomat in 1996 holding various executive and leadership positions within Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration. He was Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to the Federal Republic of Germany and to the Kingdom of Denmark (2010-2015), Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China (2015-2017) and to the United States of America (2017).Mr. Ciocoi was Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of the Republic of Moldova and in 2020 Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova. On 31 December 2020, President Maia Sandu appointed Mr. Ciocoi as interim prime minister.