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Shlomo Ben-Ami, PhD Biography

Title:
Former Israeli 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:

“Well, I hope that this two-state solution… at some point down the road, will materialise, and we will have peace with the Palestinians, and we can visit peacefully Palestine and Palestinians can visit peacefully Israel.”

Stated on Al Jazeera’s Head to Head, the transcript of which is titled “Transcript: Shlomo Ben Ami,” www.aljazeera.com, Apr. 2, 2014

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nov. 2000 – Mar. 2001
  • Minister of Public Security, July 1999 – Mar. 2001
  • Knesset Member, 1996-2002
  • Israeli Ambassador to Spain, 1987-1991
  • Headed the School of History, Tel-Aviv University, 1982-1986
Education:
  • PhD, History, Oxford University, England
Other:
  • None found