Israel’s ambassador to the United States will step down in April. No successor has yet been named for David Ivry, as Israeli party leaders argue over a suitable candidate to fill the prestigious post. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon reportedly favors former U.N. Ambassador Dore Gold, but Foreign Minister Shimon Peres is opposed.
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