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Cablegate: Angola: Un General Assembly Third Committee 2008

VZCZCXYZ0023
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHLU #0717 2561311
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 121311Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY LUANDA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5024
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK

UNCLAS LUANDA 000717

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR IO/RHS, DRL/MLGA, AND AF/S

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL AO
SUBJECT: ANGOLA: UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY THIRD COMMITTEE 2008
HUMAN RIGHTS PRIORITIES

REF: SECSTATE 93981

DCM delivered reftel demarche to Ministry of External
Relations Americas Director Balbina da Silva on September 9.
DCM queried da Silva specifically on Angola's position on a
possible resolution concerning Zimbabwe. Da Silva was
reluctant to comment on the issue, other than to note that FM
Miranda had traveled the same day to Mbabane for a SADC Organ
on Politics, Defense, and Security meeting on Zimbabwe.
MOZENA

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