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Cablegate: Mozambique - Participation in Community Of

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.


E.O. 12958: N/A

REF: STATE 66787

1. On April 15, Econ/Poloff delivered reftel demarche to
Faruk Faquira, Head of UN Affairs in the Department of
International Organizations at Mozambican Ministry of Foreign
Affairs. Faquira stated that Minister of Foreign Affairs
Alcinda Abreu would not be attending the April 28-30
Community of Democracies (CD) Ministerial meeting. According
to Faquira, Mozambique would likely be represented at the
meeting by Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Henrique Banze.
Faquira will be part of the Mozambican delegation to the CD

2. The GRM delegation intends to share its experience in
addressing poverty alleviation as a democracy. The GRM's
highest domestic priority at present is implementing its
Absolute Poverty Reduction and Alleviation Action Plan

3. Faquira noted that the GRM delegation may be interested in
pursuing bilateral meetings with the U.S. delegation in
Santiago. Any new information on this potential request will
be reported septel.

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