Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean underscored at the European Forum in Wachau the need for coordination at European level to ensure economic recovery and back the efforts to increase the EU’s competitiveness, providing details on Romania’s experience in the fight against the effects of the financial crisis. According to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE), Minister Titus Corlatean participated on Sunday in the European Forum in Wachau, an event organized by the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs and the Government of Lower Austria state. In his speech, Foreign Minister Corlatean considered the main theme of the Forum that focused on aspects related to the financial crisis and thus underscored the need for coordination at European level to ensure economic recovery and back the efforts to increase the EU’s competitiveness. In a period marred by a difficult economic context, Romania’s top diplomat highlighted the need to include a substantial component to stimulate growth in the EU’s economic recovery strategy, as an addition to fiscal consolidation measures, the MAE informs. On the sidelines of the conference, the Romanian foreign minister had a series of meetings with the main guests to the event.