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Cablegate: Bahrain: Repasch Candidacy for Re-Election to Un

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UNCLAS MANAMA 001663

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

STATE FOR NEA/ARPI, IO/UNP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC PREL BA UNGA
SUBJECT: BAHRAIN: REPASCH CANDIDACY FOR RE-ELECTION TO UN
JOINT STAFF PENSION COMMITTEE

REF: STATE 232089

Sensitive but unclassified (deliberative process); please
protect accordingly. Not for Internet distribution.

1. (SBU) Pol/Econ chief October 30 delivered reftel demarche
concerning Thomas Repasch's candidacy for re-election to the
UN Joint Staff Pension Committee to MFA Director for
International Organization Affairs Ghassan Shaikho. Shaikho
was particularly interested in the geographic distribution of
candidates for the Joint Staff Pension Committee, and stated
his strong belief that Bahrain could support Mr. Repasch
because he had no competition from candidates from other
North and Central American countries. He promised to pass
the information to Bahrain's mission to the UN.

MONROE

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