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  8/28/2011, Av 28, 5771

Groner Approved as Economic Envoy to US

The government on Sunday unanimously approved the appointment of Eli Groner as Israel's economic envoy to Washington. Groner's appointment was proposed by Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz. The appointment is considered the prime economics position for Israeli envoys abroad.

Steinitz's office said that Groner has extensive busines and negotiating experience abroad.