Cablegate: Campaign for Us Candidate for Committee

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291036Z Oct 03




E.O. 12958: N/A
SUBJECT: Campaign for US Candidate for Committee
Against Torture

Refs: (A) State 303519

- (B) Colombo 1784
- (C) State 287167

Per Reftel B, Mission delivered the requested dipnote
regarding the U.S. Candidate for the Committee Against
Torture, Ms. Felice Gaer, to the Sri Lankan Ministry of
Foreign Affairs on October 15, 2003. On October 17, the
Ambassador met with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Tyronne
Fernando and briefed the Foreign Minister on Ms.Gear's
candidacy. On October 29, the Political Chief spoke
with MFA Additional Secretary for Multi-Lateral Affairs
Sarala Fernando who stated that her office continued to
review the matter.


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