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Egyptian ambassador to the U.S. to speak at BYU Oct. 14

His Excellency Sameh Shoukry, Egyptian ambassador to the U.S., will address “The Pursuit of Peace and Stability in the Middle East: Egyptian Views” during an Ambassadorial Insights Lecture at Brigham Young University Wednesday, Oct. 14, at noon in the Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium.

Shoukry joined the diplomatic corps in 1976. He was appointed Egyptian ambassador to the United States in September 2008, having previously served as Egypt’s permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva as well as ambassador to Austria and permanent representative to the International Organizations in Vienna.

His previous appointments include serving as the director of cabinet for the minister of foreign affairs and as secretary for information and follow-up for President Hosni Mubarak. He also served the Egyptian embassies in London and Buenos Aires as well as the Egyptian Permanent Mission in New York.

In addition, Shoukry headed the Department of the United States and Canada in the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Shoukry holds a law degree from Ein Shams University.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on events sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, see the calendar online at kennedy.byu.edu.

For more information about this lecture, contact Erlend Peterson at (801) 422-1803.

Writer: Ricardo Castro

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