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Cablegate: Senegal Proposes a Quid Pro Quo for Candidates to The

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DE RUEHDK #1968 2751341
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 021341Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY DAKAR
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 9304
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS DAKAR 001968

SIPDIS

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SENSITIVE

DEPT FOR AF/W, AF/RSA, DRL AND INR/AA, S/WCI, IO

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM UNHCR UNGA
SUBJECT: SENEGAL PROPOSES A QUID PRO QUO FOR CANDIDATES TO THE
COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE

REF: STATE 126155

1. (SBU) In response to our request for their support for Felice
Gaer's candidacy for the committee against torture, Senegal has
proposed a quid pro quo. In return for their support, the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs of Senegal would like the United States to
support Senegalese candidate, Abdoulaye Gaye.

2. (SBU) Post requests Department guidance for appropriate
response.

PIAZZA

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