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New Permanent Representative of Israel Presents Credentials
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service.)
The new Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, Ron Prosor, today presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Until his latest appointment, Mr. Prosor was Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2007, having served as Director-General in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs between 2004 and 2007. In 2004, he held the post of Political Director in the Ministry, before which he was the Foreign Minister’s Chief of Policy Staff from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Prosor served as Deputy Director-General for Strategic Affairs, Counter-Terrorism and Nuclear Disarmament in 2003.
From 2002 to 2003, he was the Foreign Ministry’s Spokesman, before which he held the post of Minister Counsellor for Political Affairs at Israel’s Embassy in Washington, D.C., from 1998. Between 1995 and 1998, Mr. Prosor was the Spokesman for the Embassy in London.
Mr. Prosor was Director of the Foreign Ministry’s Operations Centre between 1993 and 1995, and Deputy Director of its European Division From 1992 to 1993.
The holder of a master’s degree in political science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he is married and has three children.
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