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Cablegate: Demarche On Un Reform Delivered: International

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DE RUEHUL #0746 0730443
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 140443Z MAR 07
FM AMEMBASSY SEOUL
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3346
INFO RUEHBJ/AMEMBASSY BEIJING 2168
RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO 2285
RUEHMO/AMEMBASSY MOSCOW 7882
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0396

UNCLAS SEOUL 000746

SIPDIS

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE

IO/MPR - BRIAN HACKETT AND USUN/MR - BENJAMIN GARCIA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AORC APER UNGA UNGA UNGA
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ON UN REFORM DELIVERED: INTERNATIONAL
ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

REF: STATE 31831

(SBU) On March 14, poloff delivered reftel explaining USG
concerns about proposed reforms to the UN's current internal
system of Administration of Justice to Lee Kyung-chul, Deputy
Director of MOFAT's United Nations Division. Lee said that
he had passed the points to the ROK Mission to the United
Nations and was waiting to hear a response. He said that
with discussions ongoing in New York, his office was not in a
good position to comment on latest developments. He
undertook to provide the Embassy with more details when they
became available.
VERSHBOW

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