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Cablegate: Embassy Dakar Cannot Fund Host Country Attendance

VZCZCXRO9153
RR RUEHMA RUEHPA
DE RUEHDK #0095 0231606
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 231606Z JAN 08
FM AMEMBASSY DAKAR
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 9920
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS DAKAR 000095

SIPDIS

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE

PASS TO OES WIREC ACTION GROUP DEPUTY TRACY HALL
PASS TO OES SPECIAL ASSISTANT CAMILLE HILL

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KPAO KSCA EAID ENRG EPET OPDC SENV SOCI
SUBJECT: EMBASSY DAKAR CANNOT FUND HOST COUNTRY ATTENDANCE
AT WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY CONFERENCE
(WIREC)

REF: A) SECSTATE 5963 B) 07 DAKAR 2104

1. The mission does not have any discretionary funds
available to help defray the costs of the expected Senegalese
delegation to the March 4-6 WIREC. We still expect that
Senegal will send a delegation, headed by Minister of
Renewable Energy, Christian Diatta (REF B)
SMITH

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