New UK ambassador to Israel

By Jessica Elgot, December 8, 2009
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Matthew Gould has been appointed as the new ambassador to Israel.

He will take over from current ambassador Tom Phillips in late 2010.

Mr Gould, a former speech writer for Robin Cook, is currently the Principal Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary David Miliband.

He has also held positions in NATO, Tehran and Washington.

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