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Cablegate: Somalia and Piracy: Seeking Swiss Views On

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OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSW #0108 0591637
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 281637Z FEB 08
FM AMEMBASSY BERN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4893
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0184

UNCLAS BERN 000108

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/E, AF/RSA (J.BANDO), IO/UNP (J.FITZGERALD),
USUN, EEB/TRA/OTP, OES/OA, L/OES (A.ROACH), AND EUR/AGS
(Y.SAINT-ANDRE)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL KCRM PBTS UNSC SO SZ
SUBJECT: SOMALIA AND PIRACY: SEEKING SWISS VIEWS ON
POSSIBLE UNSC ACTION

REF: STATE 18101

1. (SBU) Poloff met February 28 with Rolf Ott, MFA Director
for East African Affairs, to discuss the query in reftel.
Ott appreciated the question, but said he would need to
coordinate with other MFA offices and Swiss government
agencies before he could respond. He undertook to try to
provide substantive feedback the week of March 3. Post will
follow up with Ott next week, and report any substantive
response.
CONEWAY

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