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Cablegate: Israeli Support for Ambassador Swing

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DE RUEHTV #1152 1540400
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 020400Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY TEL AVIV
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6918
INFO RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 0599
RUEHAM/AMEMBASSY AMMAN 4202
RUEHEG/AMEMBASSY CAIRO 2216
RUEHDM/AMEMBASSY DAMASCUS 4674
RUEHYN/AMEMBASSY SANAA 0330
RUEHTU/AMEMBASSY TUNIS 5045
RUEHTRO/AMEMBASSY TRIPOLI
RUEHRB/AMEMBASSY RABAT 8535

UNCLAS TEL AVIV 001152

SENSITIVE

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC PREF PREL SMIG XF IS
SUBJECT: ISRAELI SUPPORT FOR AMBASSADOR SWING

REF STATE 55890

(SBU) MFA Deputy Director General for International Organization
Affairs Ronny Leshno-Yaar reiterated to DepPolCouns on May 27 GOI
support for the candidacy of Ambassador William Swing for IOM
Director and said he would remind the Israeli mission in Geneva of
Israel's position on Swing.

JONES

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