Cablegate: Congo-Brazzaville Demarche Regarding Unga Resolutions
DE RUEHBZ #0310 3261458
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P R 211458Z NOV 08
FM AMEMBASSY BRAZZAVILLE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1209
INFO RUEHBZ/AMEMBASSY BRAZZAVILLE 1456
UNCLAS BRAZZAVILLE 000310
DEPT FOR AF/C SLOPEZ, PCARTER
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL UNGA CF
SUBJECT: CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE DEMARCHE REGARDING UNGA RESOLUTIONS
REF: STATE 123081
1. Embassy Brazzaville is an unclassified post.
2. DCM met with Lessard Safouesse Makayat, Deputy Secretary
General, Chief of Multilateral Affairs of the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs (MFA), Republic of the Congo (RoC) to present
talking points regarding the three imminent resolutions that
promulgate anti-Israel bias. Mr. Makayat is the MFA direct
contact with United Nations-based Congolese. DCM also
encouraged Mr. Makaya to enlist the support of the MFA and the
Congolese United Nations staff in the reduction of one-sided UN
General Assembly resolutions on the Middle East.
3. Mr. Makayat served at the UN for the past six years and
recently returned to RoC. He was a leader of the Congolese
delegation while the RoC served on the Security Council. Mr.
Makaya assured DCM that he would transmit the information to his
staff posted at UN on Friday, November 21.