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Egyptian Ambassador To Speak On "The Middle East In The 21st Century"

April 11, 2000 -- The University of Virginia’s Middle East Studies Program will sponsor a lecture by Nabil Fahmy, ambassador of Egypt to the United States, on April 18.

Fahmy will speak on "The Middle East in the Twenty-first Century: Challenges of Peace and Globalization," at 11 a.m. in the Dome Room of the Rotunda.

Fahmy has represented his country in Washington since October 1999. Previously he was Egypt's ambassador to Japan, political adviser to the minister of foreign affairs, and a member of the Egyptian mission to the United Nations.

He has participated in many international negotiations, including the Madrid Peace Conference's working group on regional security and arms control, a topic on which he has written numerous articles.

For more information, call William B. Quandt at (804) 924-7896. Visit the Middle East Studies home page: http://cti.itc.virginia.edu/~wbq8f/MESP.html.

Contact: Charlotte Crystal, (804) 924-6858

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: please contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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