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Cablegate: Estonia Undecided On Iom Director General

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FM AMEMBASSY TALLINN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 9981
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE
RUEHBS/USEU BRUSSELS
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0310

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TAGS: AORC EUN PREF PREL SMIG EU EN
SUBJECT: ESTONIA UNDECIDED ON IOM DIRECTOR GENERAL
ELECTION

Ref: STATE 93920

(SBU) On July 9, we delivered reftel points to Veiko
Kala, MFA Desk Officer for the International
Organization for Migration (IOM), on the USG's
candidate, Ambassador William Swing, for the position of
IOM Director General. Kala thanked us for the
information on Ambassador Swing, but informed us that
the Government of Estonia (GOE) is waiting for the
candidates from other EU member states to be put forward
before it makes any decision on which candidate to
support.

PHILLIPS

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