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Michael Herzog confirmed as ambassador to US

CM 05/09/2021


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The government officially confirmed Michael Herzog’s appointment as the next US ambassador in Sunday’s cabinet meeting in Jerusalem.
Foreign Minister Yair Lapid congratulated Herzog, calling him “the right person for the job.”‬
‪“I am looking forward to working together to maintain the special relationship with our most important strategic partner, the US,” Lapid tweeted.‬
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced in August that Michael Herzog, a national security expert and veteran peace negotiator who is also President Isaac Herzog’s brother, will be ambassador to the US.

Bennett chose Herzog “in light of his rich, years-long experience in the security and diplomatic fields, and his deep familiarity with the strategic challenges Israel is facing, foremost the Iranian nuclear threat.”
Appointing someone viewed as one of Israel’s top security experts and also someone whose career has been apolitical – despite coming from a famous Labor Party family – is “meant to send a message” to Washington, a source in Jerusalem said.

New Israeli Ambassador to the US, Michael Herzog. (credit: Courtesy)New Israeli Ambassador to the US, Michael Herzog. (credit: Courtesy)

He was former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s special envoy on the peace process 2009-2010, and was a negotiator in the secret channel between Israel and the Palestinians 2013-2014.
Current Ambassador to the US Gilad Erdan tendered his resignation in June, but is expected to remain Israel’s envoy at the UN.

Source: Jerusalem Post

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