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Igor Ivanov Biography

Title:
Former Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Position:
Pro to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“Russia appeals once again to all participants of the conflict to return to a political dialogue in the context of the Road Map… We also believe it necessary that the UN Security Council adopts the Road Map as its mandatory plan of actions… All these measures are aimed at one goal – to stop the present spiral of violence and to return the political solution of the situation in the Middle East.”

“Russian Foreign Minister Suggests Making Road Map Plan Binding for Israel and Palestine,” Pravda, July 10, 2003

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1998-2004
  • State Secretary and First Deputy Foreign Minister, 1995
  • Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1994
  • Russian Ambassador to Spain, 1991
Education:
  • Maurice Thorez Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, 1969
Other:
  • None found