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Cablegate: Netherlands: Dutch Support New Un Special

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FM AMEMBASSY THE HAGUE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 1231
INFO RUEHZG/NATO EU COLLECTIVE PRIORITY

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SIPDIS

STATE FOR EUR/WE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AF NL
SUBJECT: NETHERLANDS: DUTCH SUPPORT NEW UN SPECIAL
REPRESENTATIVE FOR AFGHANISTAN

REF: STATE 25020

Poloffs raised reftel points with Dutch officials on March
13, noting our full support for Ambassador Eide's appointment
as the UN Special Representative heading the United Nations
Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). MFA Task Force
Uruzgan Coordinator Pieter Jan Kleiweg told polmiloff March
14 that the Dutch completely support Amb. Eide's appointment,
including especially his role as the leading authority in the
international community for implementing the London Compact.
The Dutch look forward to working with Amb. Eide in
Afghanistan, Kleiweg added.

Gallagher

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