Israel & Egypt Ambassadors meeting to discuss regional issues
Anniversary of 1979 Peace Treaty
- Monday 26 March -
- Monday 26 March -
Media invite - Monday 26th March
On Monday 26th March, the Egyptian and Israel UK Ambassadors will meet in a central London location to discuss regional political issues, common interests and celebrate the anniversary of the peace treaty between the two countries (26 March 1979).
The breakfast meeting between the two the ambassadors (Nasser Kamel – Egypt & Mark Regev - Israel) will be chaired by the President of the United Synagogue, Michael Goldstein and will include questions from a small audience.
If you are interested in a briefing, attending the event or interviews, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 07775 430 936.
Nasser Kamel (born 1959) is the current ambassador of Egypt to the United Kingdom. He previously served as ambassador to France.
Kamel joined the Egyptian diplomatic service in 1981, where he ascended to hold different positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' headquarters in Cairo. From 1983 to 1984 he worked as a diplomatic attaché to the office of the Under-secretary for Political affairs, and as a political and economic officer in the cabinet of The Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1988 to 1990. Ambassador Kamel was the Deputy Assistant Minister for International Economic Affairs from September 1998 to September 1999 where he represented Egypt in a number of economic cooperation in Africa. Ambassador Kamel served in a number of our Embassies abroad including Washington, D.C. (1984-1988), Lisbon (1990-194) and Tunis (1994-1998). He was Deputy Chief of Mission in Brussels (1999-2001), and in Paris (2001-2004).
From 2006-2012 he was Egypt's Ambassador to France. After completing his tenure, he was appointed Assistant Foreign Minister for Arab and Middle Eastern Affairs,
a position which he held until he was appointed Egyptian Ambassador to the Court of St James' in September 2014.
Mark Regev (born 1960) is an Israeli diplomat and civil servant, and the Ambassador of Israel to the United Kingdom since April 2016. Prior to that, he was the chief spokesman for the Prime Minister of Israel, a position he held from 2007 to 2015. Originally from Australia, he moved to Israel in 1982. Regev began his career as a lecturer on international relations and strategy at the Israel Defence Forces Staff College. He joined Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1990, serving as deputy chief of mission at the Consulate General in Hong Kong, and spokesman at the Israeli Embassy in Beijing. He also served as spokesman at the Embassy in Washington, D.C. Regev was the spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem from 2004 to 2007.