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Cablegate: Croatia Undecided On Unaids Executive Director

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TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8631
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0068

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SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR IO/T GUINNEVERE ROBERTS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL UNGA EAID KHIV HR
SUBJECT: CROATIA UNDECIDED ON UNAIDS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

REF: STATE 97114

1. (U) On September 17, Poloff delivered reftel requesting
support for UNAIDS Executive Director candidate Michel Sidibe
to Vesna Vukovic, head of the MFA's UN office. Vukovic
thanked us for the information on the candidate, indicated
the MFA would take note of the US position, and said that his
candidacy would be reviewed by the MFA. As of September 17,
they had not yet made a decision on their candidate. Poloff
will report any future response in a follow-on cable.
Bradtke

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