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Cablegate: Senegalese Attendance at the 62nd Un General

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PP RUEHMA RUEHPA
DE RUEHDK #1571 2081320
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 271320Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY DAKAR
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8888
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS DAKAR 001571

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT PLEASE PASS TO IO/PPC FOR BATTLE; USUN FOR MCBRIDE;
NSC FOR MCDONALD; AF/RSA FOR KELLY, EPSTEIN AND AMADEO

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL ITRA OVIP KSEP UNGA SN
SUBJECT: SENEGALESE ATTENDANCE AT THE 62ND UN GENERAL
ASSEMBLY

REF: STATE 101170

(SBU) On July 27, poloff delivered reftel demarche to Mame
Baba Cisse, Director for International Affairs at the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Cisse said that as yet no
decision had been made but he is sure, "Insallah" that
President and Mrs. Wade, Foreign Minister and Mrs. Gadio and
himself will attend. President Wade has attended every
General Assembly meeting since his election in 2000 and Cisse
informed us that he has also been invited by UN
Secretary-General Ban to attend a September 23 conference on

SIPDIS
climate change. He added that he would provide us all the
requested information in early September once the delegation
has been finalized.
SMITH

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