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Cablegate: Sweden: Support for Nicaraguan Presidential

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E.O. 12958: DECL: 06/20/2016
TAGS: AORC KDEM NU PGOV PREL SW
SUBJECT: SWEDEN: SUPPORT FOR NICARAGUAN PRESIDENTIAL
ELECTIONS

REF: STATE 96360

Classified By: Polcouns Casey Christensen, reason 1.4 (b) and (d).

1. (u) See Action Request Para 2.

2. (c) Polcouns made 6/21 reftel demarche seeking support
for Nicaraguan presidential elections to MFA Desk Officer for
Nicaragua Carolina Benedictsson. Sweden supports an EU
election observation mission, Benedictsson said, adding that
a Swedish representative is participating in the EU's
"exploratory" observation group that arrived in Managua June
20 to review the election situation in Nicaragua. In regard
to support for funding an OAS observation mission,
Benedictsson said she was not aware of a request for OAS
election observation funding having been received by Sweden.
She said Sweden had contributed to OAS election observation
in the past, adding that the GoS would evaluate this funding
request when received. Action request: can we confirm that
a request for funding the OAS observation has been given to
the GoS?
WOOD

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