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Cablegate: Canadian Attendance at 63rd Un General Assembly

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RHEHNSC/WHITE HOUSE NSC WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY

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SIPDIS

STATE FOR IO/UNP (SUN), P (REINEMEYER), WHA/CAN, AND WHA/PPC
NSC FOR MCDONALD

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL OTRA OVIP KSEP UNGA CA
SUBJECT: CANADIAN ATTENDANCE AT 63RD UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

REF: STATE 72078

1. (SBU) Currently available information requested in
reftel:
A. Head of State not expected to attend
B. Head of Government expected to attend
-- Prime Minister Stephen Harper
-- Arrival on evening of September 24; participation in
Millennium Development Goal meeting on morning of September
25; speech to UNGA on afternoon of September 25; departure
either on evening of September 25 or on morning September 26
-- spouse Laureen Harper likely to accompany
-- No need for interpretation
C. Foreign Minister expected to attend
-- Minister of Foreign Affairs David Emerson
-- Arrival o/a September 22; departure o/a September 27
-- Spouse unlikely to accompany
-- No need for interpretation
D. No other VIPs expected to attend
E. Senior Foreign Ministry official
-- Assistant Deputy Foreign Minister for Bilateral Relations
James Fox
-- Arrival o/a September 22; departure o/a September 27
-- No information on spouse
-- No need for interpretation.

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