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Uri Savir

Uri Savir, one of Israel's most senior diplomats, was Israel's chief negotiator during the Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, between 1993 and 1996. In his role as director-general of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, he also negotiated with Jordan, with Syria, and in the multinational peace tracks in the Middle East. Prior to this, Savir was Israel's consul-general to New York and held various diplomatic positions in North America.