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Cablegate: Canada Not Ready to Commit to U.S. Candidates

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UNCLAS OTTAWA 001466

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM KJUS CA OAS
SUBJECT: CANADA NOT READY TO COMMIT TO U.S. CANDIDATES

REF: STATE 129791`

(U) Post delivered reftel talking points, and the CVs for
the American candidates, to Alison Benn, OAS Coordinator in
DFAIT's Latin America and Caribbean Bureau, on May 16. In a
follow-up discussion on May 20, Benn said that while the U.S.
had fielded three strong candidates, Canada is unwilling to
commit its support to any specific candidates at this time.
CELLUCCI

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