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This Is What You do To Prevent Retaliations against Your Diplomatic People Just Before an Big Military Operation,You Bring Them All Back Home !"
First-ever Heads of Missions Conference at the MFA
Israelís ambassadors and consuls general serving throughout the world will discuss broad diplomatic and strategic issues at a conference to be held next week in Jerusalem.
Heads of Missions Conference - 27-31 December 2009
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A major part of the conference will be devoted to examining Israelís integration and potential contribution to items on the world agenda such as the environment, renewable energy, water and sewage treatment, and new technologies.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, headed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Liberman, will host a conference next week (27-31 December) for Israeli Heads of Missions. At the conference, Israelís ambassadors and consuls general serving throughout the world will discuss broad diplomatic and strategic issues.
This is the first time a conference for all of Israelís Heads of Missions has been held. The idea is to facilitate direct dialogue with the countryís leaders, mutual updates on major diplomatic issues, and a discussion of action plans to deal with the challenges awaiting the State of Israel in the international arena in the coming year, including the Iranian threat.
The participants will discuss how to develop and promote Israelís foreign relations and its image as a country that contributes to creating a better future for everyone. They will also talk about the rise of new global powers and how to deal with them.
On Monday, 28 December, the Heads of Missions will be guests of President Shimon Peres at the Presidentís Residence.
Foreign Minister Liberman will open the conference. Other officials invited to attend include Prime Minister Benyamin Natanyahu, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Minister of Intelligence and Atomic Energy Dan Meridor, Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer, and senior officials of Israelís diplomatic and security community.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs plans to make the Heads of Missions Conference an annual event, as it is in other leading foreign ministries in the world.