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Cablegate: Unga -- Indonesian High-Level Participation

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OO RUEHCHI RUEHCN RUEHDT RUEHHM
DE RUEHJA #1604 2380704
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 250704Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY JAKARTA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9874
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 0944
INFO RUEHBJ/AMEMBASSY BEIJING 5326
RUEHBY/AMEMBASSY CANBERRA 2942
RUEHNE/AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI 2145
RUEHUL/AMEMBASSY SEOUL 4842
RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO 2404
RUEHWL/AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON 2983
RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC

UNCLAS JAKARTA 001604

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR P, EAP, EAP/MTS, EAP/MLS, EAP/RSP (TIKVART), IO,
IO/UNP (SUN),NSC (MCDONALD)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL OVIP UNGA ID
SUBJECT: UNGA -- INDONESIAN HIGH-LEVEL PARTICIPATION

REF: A. JAKARTA 01467
B. STATE 72078

1. (U) This message is Sensitive but Unclassified -- Please
handle accordingly.

2. (SBU) SUMMARY -- The GOI has confirmed that Foreign
Minister Wirajuda will participate in the upcoming U.N.
General Assembly. President Yudhoyono apparently will not be
there. Mission will continue to work with the Indonesian
government in order to get a full and final list of key GOI
officials participating in UNGA. END SUMMARY.

3. (SBU) In response to Ref B request regarding host nation
participation in the 63rd United Nations General Assembly
(UNGA), Mission has checked with the Indonesian government
and we have the following input:

A) Head of State and Government - President Susilo Bambang
Yudhoyono will apparently not/not be participating, but we
await final confirmation of that.

B) The Foreign Minister will participate:

-- Name: Hassan Wirajuda
-- Title: Minister of Foreign Affairs
-- Arrival/Departure dates To be confirmed
-- Spouse's attendance: To be confirmed
-- The FM speaks fluent English and no interpretator is
needed.

C) Other VIPS - To be confirmed

D) Attendance of the foreign ministry official responsible
for IO Affairs: The participation of Dr. Desra Percaya,
Director for International Security and Disarmament Affairs
at the Department of Foreign Affairs, has not yet been
confirmed.

4. (U) Mission will continue to work with the Indonesian
government in order to get a full and final list of key GOI
officials participating in UNGA.

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