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Cablegate: Argentina On U.S. Candidate for Un Independent

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FM AMEMBASSY BUENOS AIRES
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9619
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IO/MPR/SC FOR BRIAN HACKETT, USUN/MR FOR BRUCE RASHKOW

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TAGS: PREL UNGA UNGA AORC UN AR
SUBJECT: ARGENTINA ON U.S. CANDIDATE FOR UN INDEPENDENT
AUDIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

REF: SECSTATE 149678

Poloff delivered reftel points to Secretary Cristian Hotton,
Bureau of International Organizations within the Argentine
Foreign Ministry (MFA), regarding David Walker's candidacy
for the UN Independent Audit Advisory Committee. Hotton
indicated that while the MFA has Walker's candidacy in mind,
they are also conversing with "other countries" about
potential candidates. The MFA expects to complete its
analysis by October 31, after which they will send specific
voting instructions to their delegation in New York.
KELLY

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