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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSJ #0885 3181506
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 131506Z NOV 08
FM AMEMBASSY SAN JOSE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0260
INFO RUEHZA/WHA CENTRAL AMERICAN COLLECTIVE PRIORITY

UNCLAS SAN JOSE 000885

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR WHA/CEN AND USOAS GPAZ

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC OAS KWMN PGOV PREL XK XL XM XS CS
SUBJECT: COSTA RICA SUPPORTS US CANDIDACY FOR
INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION OF WOMEN (CIM)

REF: 112981

1. On November 7, we delivered reftel demarche via
diplomatic note to Lilian Rodriguez in the MFA's Office of
Candidacies. No substantive response was received at that
time.

2. However, on November 12, we received Dip Note
DGPE/P111-C/221-11-08, dated November 7, which announced
Costa Rica,s support for Dr. Wanda Jones as a member of the
Executive Committee of the CIM. The Note (sent to
Department), attributed the GOCR,s support to "the excellent
ties of friendship and cooperation that unite both (of our)
countries."
CIANCHETTE

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