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Cablegate: All Eyes On Chogm; Gou Undecided On Community Of

VZCZCXRO9080
PP RUEHGI RUEHRN RUEHROV
DE RUEHKM #1725 3101247
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 061247Z NOV 07
FM AMEMBASSY KAMPALA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9607
INFO RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 0978
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0074
RUCNIAD/IGAD COLLECTIVE
RUEHXR/RWANDA COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS KAMPALA 001725

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR G - JOAQUIN FERRAO, DRL/MLGA - LAURA JORDAN, AND
IO/RHS - AMY OSTERMEIER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KDEM PHUM PREL UNGA UG
SUBJECT: ALL EYES ON CHOGM; GOU UNDECIDED ON COMMUNITY OF
DEMOCRACIES MINISTERIAL

REF: STATE 151024

PolOff delivered reftel points to MFA Multilateral
Organizations and Treaties Office Director Isaac Sebulime on
November 2, stressing the importance of the November 14-17
Community of Democracies (CD) Ministerial in advancing reftel
priorities. Sebulime said that GOU participation in the CD
Ministerial was unlikely given the upcoming visit of the
Queen of England (November 19-23) and the Commonwealth Heads
of Government meeting in Kampala November 23-25, but promised
to confirm with Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa. As of November
6, Sebulime could not confirm GOU participation. Post will
continue to urge GOU attendance, and report any significant
developments.
CHRITTON

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