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Sir Andrew Burns named as first post-Holocaust envoy


June 9, 2010 | 1:42 pm

From news.bbc.co.uk:

A former UK ambassador to Israel has been named as the government’s first envoy for post-Holocaust issues.

Sir Andrew Burns has held a number of positions during his diplomatic career and is a former chairman of the Anglo-Israel Association.

Foreign Secretary William Hague said part of the job would be to “make sure the lessons of this terrible period in our history are never forgotten”.

Sir Andrew said he was “deeply honoured” to have been appointed.

Read the full story at News.BBC.co.uk.

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