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Cablegate: Georgia - Abkhazia and South Ossetia Participation in Un

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DE RUEHTRO #0748 2671247
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O R 231247Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY TRIPOLI
TO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 0141
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3922
INFO RUEHGG/UN SECURITY COUNCIL COLLECTIVE
RUEHTRO/AMEMBASSY TRIPOLI 4439

UNCLAS TRIPOLI 000748

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: UNSCR PREL GG LY
SUBJECT: GEORGIA - ABKHAZIA AND SOUTH OSSETIA PARTICIPATION IN UN
DISCUSSIONS

REF: STATE 100791

Drawing on points contained in reftel, Charge d'affaires sought
Libyan support to prevent Abkhazian and South Ossetian
participation in UNSC meetings in a September 23 discussion with
MFA Secretary for Americas Affairs Ahmed Fituri. Fituri made no
substantive response, but promised to inform appropriate
officials of the USG position. He noted that the head of the
MFA's International Organization Affairs Department, Hindi
Abdulatif Hindi, is currently in New York for the UNGA, and that
FM Abderrahman Shalgham had not/not traveled to New York to head
Libya's delegation to the UNGA as had been previously
anticipated.

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