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Cablegate: Tanzania: Demarche On Candidacy of David Walker

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DE RUEHDR #1452 3041414
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 311414Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY DAR ES SALAAM
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6994
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY

UNCLAS DAR ES SALAAM 001452

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DEPT FOR IO/MPR/SC BHACKETT, AF/E FOR MBEYZEROV
USUN FOR BRASHKOW

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AORC UNAUS UNGA UNGA TZ
SUBJECT: TANZANIA: DEMARCHE ON CANDIDACY OF DAVID WALKER
FOR IAAC

REF: A. STATE 149678

B. STATE 146857

1. (U) PolOff delivered reftel demarche to Noel Kaganda,
Office of UN Affairs in the Multilateral and Legal Department
of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International
Cooperation, on October 29 to press for the Government of
Tanzania (GOT) to support David Walker's IAAC candidacy.
PolOff highlighted Mr. Walker's credentials, including his
extensive international experience.

2. (U) While Kaganda was unable to confirm which candidate
the GOT will support, he assured PolOff that he would forward
Mr. Walker's credentials and the USG request for support to
his superiors. Post will follow up with Kaganda to confirm
the GOT position before the November 2 vote.
GREEN

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