VERTIC Executive Director on the Middle East

Yesterday, Andreas Persbo travelled to Edinburgh, Scotland, to participate in a United Nations Association Scotland and Edinburgh conference on the Middle East.

 
Sir Jeremy Greenstock, former UK Ambassador to the United Nations, chaired the conference. It featured presentations by, amongst others Ambassador Unal Cevikoz (Turkey), Mr. Sergey Andraishin (Russian Federation) and Ambassador Pekka Huhtaneimi (Finland).
 
In addition, the conference heard views from presenters from the United States, Iran, Israel and Palestine. Several ministers and members of the Scottish Parliament were also present at the conference. Dr Rebecca Johnson of the Acronym Institute summarized the conference, and will be writing the forthcoming report.
 
Mr. Persbo’s remarks are available here.

Last changed: May 29 2012 at 11:27 AM

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