Appointment of Itzhak Harkavi as Israel’s new ambassador to Brazil was announced by the Foreign Ministry. Also announced was the appointment of Col, Dov Sion, son-in-law of Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, as military attache to Western Europe with headquarters in Paris, and of Lt. Col, Naim Mourad as military attache in Central America.
Mr. Harkavi served as ambassador to Uruguay and later headed the Jewish Agency’s department of Education and Culture in the Diaspora. Col. Sion, husband of authoress Yael Dayan, was former liaison officer with United Nations observers. Col. Mourad, an Iraqi by birth, headed an army mission in Togo and later directed the department of French-speaking countries in a Defense Ministry branch.
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