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Cablegate: Canada to Attend Asia Pacific Democracy

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TAGS: PREL PHUM CA
SUBJECT: CANADA TO ATTEND ASIA PACIFIC DEMOCRACY
PARTNERSHIP BREAKFAST

REF: STATE 152803

1. In response to reftel invitation, Canada plans to attend
the working breakfast to discuss the Asia Pacific Democracy
Partnership on the sidelines of the upcoming Community of
Democracies ministerial meeting in Bamako, Mali. Text of
letter in para 2.

2. Begin text

His Excellency David H. Wilkins
Ambassador of the United States of America
Embassy of the United States of America
Post Office Box 866
Station B
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5T1


Dear Ambassador,

Thank you for your letter of November 6, 2007, extending
Canada an invitation to participate in the working breakfast
to discuss the Asia Pacific Democracy Partnership on the
sidelines of the upcoming Community of Democracies
ministerial meeting in Bamako, Mali.

Canada is pleased to accept the invitation. Ms. Isabelle
Roy, Canadian Ambassador to Mali, and Mr. Craig Kowalik,
Policy Analyst of the Democracy Unit, Foreign Affairs and
International Trade Canada, will attend the meeting on behalf
of Canada.

Thank you again for you invitation.

Sincerely,

Maxime Bernier

End text

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