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Cablegate: Luxembourg Response: Un Needs Francophone Police Units,

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OO RUEHAG RUEHAST RUEHDA RUEHDBU RUEHFL RUEHIK RUEHKW RUEHLA RUEHLN
RUEHLZ RUEHNP RUEHPOD RUEHROV RUEHSK RUEHSL RUEHSR RUEHVK RUEHYG
DE RUEHLE #0051 0561626
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O R 251626Z FEB 10
FM AMEMBASSY LUXEMBOURG
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0188
INFO EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS LUXEMBOURG 000051

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV SOCI MCAP MARR EUN SNAR ASEC EFIN KJUS KPKO
XL, HA, LU
SUBJECT: LUXEMBOURG RESPONSE: UN NEEDS FRANCOPHONE POLICE UNITS,
SMALL ARMS, AND VEHICLES FOR MINUSTAH AND THE HAITIAN NATIONAL POLICE

REF: 10 STATE 17308; 10 LUXEMBOURG 37

1. (SBU) Per Ref B Luxembourg is considering participating in
additional relief operations as part of a future EU contingent. GOL
does not intend to participate directly as part of the UN
Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).

2. (U) POC this message is Political and Economic Chief, Michael A.
Via, viama@state.gov
Stroum

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