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Cablegate: U.S. Envoy to the Oic -- Notifying Indonesia

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SUBJECT: U.S. ENVOY TO THE OIC -- NOTIFYING INDONESIA

REF: STATE 20672

1. (U) Per reftel request, Mission has notified the
Indonesian Department of Foreign Affairs (DEPLU) via
diplomatic note that the President has appointed Sada Cumber
as the U.S. Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic
Conference (OIC). Mission has also provided DEPLU with a
copy of Sada Cumber's official biography.

2. (U) Poloff also discussed Cumber's appointment with Hadi
Martono, Deputy Director for DEPLU's Office of Socio-Cultural
Affairs, which is responsible for OIC matters. Martono
welcomed Cumber's appointment as Special Envoy and said the
Indonesian delegation to the OIC Summit in Dakar, Senegal,
looked forward to meeting him on the margins of that event.
Martono also said Indonesia would welcome a visit by Mr.
Cumber any time, should he plan travel to OIC member states.

3. (U) On March 4, Mission issued a press release announcing
Mr. Cumber's appointment as Special Envoy.

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