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Cablegate: Norway Not Planning a Statement On Irans Election

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SUBJECT: NORWAY NOT PLANNING A STATEMENT ON IRANS ELECTION

REF: STATE 25587

1. (SBU) Embassy delivered reftel points to MFA Iran Advisor
Jan Dybfest who stated that Norway was not at this point
planning any statement on Iran's elections. Dybfest agreed
with the U.S. criticisms of Iran's election and stated that
Norway shared many of the same concerns. He said he would
raise the possibility of a statement with political
leadership and confirmed that Norway would support any EU
statement on the election.
WHITNEY

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