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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Unsc Resolution On Somali

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DE RUEHSJ #0360 1281922
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 071922Z MAY 08 ZDK
FM AMEMBASSY SAN JOSE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9680
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0782

UNCLAS SAN JOSE 000360

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR WHA/CEN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM PHSA EWWT KCRM UNSC SO XW CS
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: UNSC RESOLUTION ON SOMALI
PIRACY

REF: 47531

1. On May 6, we delivered refel demarche to Juan Salas, UNSC
Desk Officer at the MFA. Salas commented that he had also
received a letter from Spain on the subject. Due to a state
visit by the Chinese Vice Premier, the MFA had been tied up
in meetings, and Salas stated he would review the matter and
get back to us the next day.

2. In a follow-up call to Salas on May 7, Salas stated that
he had talked to the GOCR Mission to the UN in New York,
which was analyzing the resolution; no decision has been
made. Post will advise when/if we receive a more detailed
response.
BRENNAN

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