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Cablegate: Argentina On Zimbabwe Elections

VZCZCXYZ0000
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBU #0768 1552228
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 032228Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY BUENOS AIRES
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 1248
INFO RUCNMER/MERCOSUR COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS BUENOS AIRES 000768

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL OAS AR ZI
SUBJECT: ARGENTINA ON ZIMBABWE ELECTIONS

REF: STATE 55816

(SBU) Polcouns delivered reftel demarche to Sergio Sarda,
chief of staff to Argentine MFA U/S for Multilateral Policy,
June 3. Sarda said the GOA was aware of a request for a
special session of the UN Human Rights Council to take up the
situation in Zimbabwe, which he said was deeply troubling.
He said he was not aware of "an OAS offer to play a role in
the June 27 runoff election by providing a robust
election-monitoring delegation," but he took note of our
points and offered to take them up with U/S for Multilateral
policy Raul Ricardes.
WAYNE

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