Gideon Meir

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Gideon Meir (Hebrew: גדעון מאיר‎) is an Israeli diplomat.

Born in Jerusalem, he served in the Israel Defense Forces 1965–1967. He worked as Consul and Administration Officer for the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C. and was a member of the negotiating team that drafted Israel's peace treaty with Egypt. As Director of the Training Division in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, his responsibilities included training of diplomats.[1]

Until November 2006, Meir served as Deputy Director-General for media and public affairs in the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Previously he was Minister Plenipotentiary (DCM-Deputy Chief of Mission) at the Israeli embassy in London. In 2006–2011, he was Israeli ambassador to Italy.[2] In July 2011, he was appointed head of the Foreign Ministry's public affairs directorate.[3]

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  1. ^ "On the Move with Gideon Meir". Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. Jan–Feb 2004. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Gideon Meir named ambassador to Italy[dead link] The Jerusalem Post
  3. ^ Foreign Ministry has internal reshuffle Archived October 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.

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