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Cablegate: Rwanda Likely to Support Walker Iaac Candidacy

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P 231611Z OCT 07
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DEPARTMENT TO IO/MPR/SC BRIAN HACKETT

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AORC UN UNGA RW
SUBJECT: RWANDA LIKELY TO SUPPORT WALKER IAAC CANDIDACY

REF: SECSTATE 146857

1. (U) On October 23 PolOff met with Ben Rutsinga, Director
for International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, to deliver reftel demarche on candidacy of David M.
Walker for the UN Independent Audit Advisory Committee
(IAAC). Rutsinga said the Government of Rwanda would have to
consider any candidates put forward by other nations, but in
general Rwanda "wants to support its friends." He declined to
elaborate.
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