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Cablegate: Nigeria: Demarche On Fao/Who Codex Alimentarius Commission

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DE RUEHUJA #1068 1620929
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 100929Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY ABUJA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3059
INFO RUEHOS/AMCONSUL LAGOS PRIORITY 9391
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 0140

UNCLAS ABUJA 001068

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E.O. 12958
TAGS: EAGR ECON ETRD TBIO KPAO NI
SUBJECT: NIGERIA: DEMARCHE ON FAO/WHO CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION
DELIVERED

REF: STATE 50336

1. Embassy has delivered reftel points regarding U.S. candidate for
Chairperson of the Codex Alimentarius Commission to the Ministries
of Foreign Affairs, Agriculture, Health, and Commerce and Industry.
GON has not yet made a decision on U.S. or other candidates. Post
will report any additional information we receive from GON
ministries, but we suggest U.S. Del also speak with GON
representative in Geneva to elicit support for U.S. candidate.

SANDERS

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