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Cablegate: Unesco: Mission Conveys Points On Us Reentry;

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UNCLAS COLOMBO 000500

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR SA, SA/INS; PARIS FOR U.S. UNESCO
OBSERVER MISSION

E.O. 12958: DECL: N/A
TAGS: PREL CE MV UNESCO
SUBJECT: UNESCO: Mission conveys points on US reentry;
Maldivian government welcomes decision

Refs: (A) State 75379

- (B) Colombo 393
- (C) State 54900

1. Per Ref B, Mission conveyed the points on the United
States' decision to seek reentry into UNESCO and our
candidacy for the executive board to the Sri Lankan and
Maldivian governments. The Maldivian government has
replied that it welcomes the decision by the U.S. to
rejoin UNESCO and looks forward to working closely with
us matters of mutual interest. Mission has had no
response from the GSL as of yet on this matter.

2. Minimize considered.

WILLS

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