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Cablegate: Delivery of Demarche Requesting France's Support

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHFR #4581 3311443
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 271443Z NOV 07
FM AMEMBASSY PARIS
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 1263
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 1418

UNCLAS PARIS 004581

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT ALSO FOR EUR/WE, IO/RHS AND DRL/MLGA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL UNGA FR
SUBJECT: DELIVERY OF DEMARCHE REQUESTING FRANCE'S SUPPORT
FOR U.S. CANDIDATE FOR THE UN COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION
OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

REF: STATE 157655

(U) Post delivered on November 19 an advance copy of reftel
demarche and supporting documents (including bio info on U.S.
candidate Pierre-Richard Prosper) to Jacques Pellet, Deputy
Office Director equivalent for Humanitarian and Social
Affairs at the MFA. The diplomatic note formally requesting
France's support for Prosper's candidacy for election to the
UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was
delivered to the MFA on November 27. We will follow up with
the MFA again before the January 18, 2008 election date,
unless we receive, in the interim, a response to our note.
Please visit Paris' Classified Website at:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eur/paris/index.c fm


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