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Cablegate: Candidacy of David Walker for Un Independent Audit

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TAGS: PREL AORC UN UNGA UNGA RS
SUBJECT: CANDIDACY OF DAVID WALKER FOR UN INDEPENDENT AUDIT
ADVISORY COMMITTEE (IAAC)

REF: STATE 146857

We delivered reftel demarche on October 24 to MFA
Administrative and Budgetary Division Counselor Igor
Shapovalov, who said that the GOR would consider the
candidacy of David Walker to the IAAC. Shapovalov explained
that "reciprocity" requires that if the GOR votes for Walker,
the U.S. should support the GOR's candidate in 2008 to the UN
Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions,
MFA Administrative and Budgetary Division Deputy Director
Vladimir Iosifov.
Burns

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