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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 19, 2001

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate Martin J. Silverstein to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay.

"Martin Silverstein is a leader in his community who has broad understanding of foreign policy.  His experience and dedication will serve him well as Ambassador to Uruguay," said President Bush.

Silverstein is presently an Attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he leads the firm, Martin J. Silverstein and Associates.  He is a member of numerous community and civic Boards including the Board of Directors of the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, the Board of Governors of the Middle East Forum/Middle East Quarterly and the Board of Trustees of the Federation of Jewish Agencies of Greater Philadelphia.  He is a graduate of Rutgers University and Temple Law School.


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