WARSAW, July 5 -- Thumbnail sketches of the foreign ministers who will meet President Clinton and Secretary of State Warren Christopher in Warsaw: ALBANIA: Alfred Serreqi, 56. Majored in medicine at the Tirana University. Between 1960 and 1990 worked as a general practitioner. From 1990, with the onset of the democratic processes in Albania, engaged in politics, joined the Democratic Party. In 1991-1992, Democratic Party deputy to the People's Assembly. From 1991, vice minister of health in the Stability Government. In 1992, became deputy to new Parliament. After the March 22, 1992, parliamentary elections became foreign minister of the First Democratic Government. Speaks English, Italian and German. BULGARIA: Stanislav Daskalov, 42. Graduated in economics from Sofia University and foreign economic relations from the Moscow Institute of International Relations. From 1979 until 1993, worked within the Ministry of Trade, becoming vice minister of trade in 1991. In 1993, elected minister of foreign affairs by the Parliament. Speaks English and Russian. CZECH REPUBLIC: Josef Zieleniec, 48. Graduated from the School of Nuclear Technology in Prague in 1966 and from the Prague School of Economics in 1974, specializing in industrial economics. In 1973, began to work at the Research Institute of Machinery Technology and Economics. Since 1986, he worked with the Institute of Economics of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. In 1990 Zieleniec founded and became director of the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education at Charles University. Appointed foreign minister in 1993. HUNGARY: Laszlo Kovacs, 55.
Graduated in economics from Karl Marx University of Economics. Successful political career through various positions in foreign departments of the Coummunist Youth Union, then of the Socialist Worker Party. Appointed vice foreign minister between 1986-1989. Parliamentary deputy between 1990-1994, member and since 1993 chairman of Parliament's foreign affairs committee. Nominated as foreign minister-designate by Prime Minister-designate Gyula Horn on June 26. MACEDONIA: Sevo Crvenkovski, 47. Graduated from the Belgrade Academy of Theater, Film, Radio and Television Department of Movie Direction in 1973. He was an officer, director and acting manager of a department at the Organization for Movie Production 'Vardar Film' of Skopje between 1970-1992. Vice president of independent Macedonia from 1992 and also acting minister of foreign relations from February 1992. He became minister of foreign relations in 1993. POLAND: Andrzej Olechowski, 46. Graduate of Warsaw Main School of Planning and Statistics. Also studied international affairs in Geneva. From 1973-1978 and 1982-1985 he worked as an economist at the United Nations in Geneva and cooperated with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. At the end of the 1980s, was department director in the ministry for foreign economic relations and vice president of the National Bank of Poland. He was appointed foreign minister in the end of 1993. ROMANIA: Teodor Melescanu, 53. Graduated from the Law School in Bucharest. In 1966 received his doctorate in political science at the Institute of High International Studies in Geneva. In 1970, joined the foreign ministry as an attache. Between 1978 and 1985, deputy permanent representative of Romania to the United Nations in Geneva. In 1989 became head of the Disarmament and International Security Bureau of the foreign ministry. In 1991 he became secretary of state, chief of the Euro-Atlantic Department. In November 1992 he was sworn in as a foreign minister. Speaks French, English and Russian. SLOVAKIA: Eduard Kukan, 55. Upon concluding his studies at the Moscow Institute for International Relations, he took his PhD in law at Karlova University in Prague in 1964. Career diplomat since 1964. In 1985 he was appointed ambassador to Ethiopia. In 1988 he became permanent representative to United Nations in New York. After the split of Czechoslovakia he continued working in this function in the diplomatic service of the Slovak Republic. He was appointed foreign minister in March 1994. SLOVENIA: Lojze Peterle, 46. Graduated in geography and history from the Arts Department of the University of Ljubljana. After graduation he worked at the Slovene Institute of Urban Planning. He also worked in the state administration as counsellor for environmental protection. He was the editor in charge of the magazine Revija 2000 for 15 years. In 1990, he became prime minister of the first democratically elected Slovene government, served until May 1992. In 1993, was named deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs.