Cablegate: Austrian Participation at Oslo Donors' Conference
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UNCLAS VIENNA 001033
DEPARTMENT FOR AF, EUR/PGI AND EUR/AGS
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL EAID ECON MARR SU AU
SUBJECT: AUSTRIAN PARTICIPATION AT OSLO DONORS' CONFERENCE
ON SUDAN AND IN UN PEACEKEEPING MISSION
REF: STATE 56724
1. (SBU) On March 30, we delivered reftel talking points to
Africa Director Caroline Gudenus in the MFA's Middle East and
Africa Bureau. Gudenus called back after hours to say that
Under-Secretary for Development Assistance (USAID
Director-equivalent) Irene Freudenschussreichl would attend
the April 11-12 Donors' Conference on Sudan in Oslo.
2. (U) On March 25, Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik
publicly welcomed the creation of a UN Peacekeeping Mission
to Sudan (UNMIS), and announced that Austria would contribute
up to five military personnel to UNMIS.