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Cablegate: The Gambia:Mda Demarche: Persuading Oic Members To

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SUBJECT: THE GAMBIA:MDA DEMARCHE: PERSUADING OIC MEMBERS TO
JOIN THE MAJORITY

REF: STATE 97059

(SBU) Ambassador made reftel demarche to Foreign Affairs
Permanent Secretary William Joof, urging the GOTG to attend
the upcoming International Conference of the Red Cross and
Red Crescent and to vote in favor of amendments to the
Statutes that open the door to the Israeli National Society's
(Magen David Adom) membership in the Movement. Joof took
note of our demarche. We will advise of any further GOTG
response.
STAFFORD

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