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Cablegate: Sri Lanka to Endorse Us Candidate for Iaac Election

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RUEHIL/AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD PRIORITY 7492
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RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 2421

UNCLAS COLOMBO 001504

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR SCA/INS, IO/MPR/DC: BRIAN HACKET, AND
USUN/MR: BRUCE RASHKOW

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL PHUM AORC UNGA UNGA CE
SUBJECT: SRI LANKA TO ENDORSE US CANDIDATE FOR IAAC ELECTION

REF: SECSTATE 149678

(SBU) Deputy Chief of Mission and Econ Chief delivered reftel
demarche to Foreign Secretary Palitha Kohona on November 1.
Kohona confirmed that Sri Lanka will support David Walker's
candidacy in the IAAC election on November 2.
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