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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Elections for the Committee

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DE RUEHMO #5918 3551231
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 211231Z DEC 07
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5975
INFO RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 5115
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0395

UNCLAS MOSCOW 005918

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

IO/RHS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL UNGA RS
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: ELECTIONS FOR THE COMMITTEE
ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

REF: MOSCOW 157655

We delivered reftel demarche via diplomatic note to the MFA
Office of International Organizations on November 20. The
MFA has not provided a substantive response to our request
that Russia support the candidacy of Mr. Pierre-Richard
Prosper to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of
Racial Discrimination.
BURNS

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