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Cablegate: Tanzania Supports Wedgwood; Request for Usg

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TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4576
INFO RUCNDT/USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0051

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM US UNHRC TZ
SUBJECT: TANZANIA SUPPORTS WEDGWOOD; REQUEST FOR USG
POSITION ON TANZANIAN CANDIDATE

REF: A. STATE 130666

B. DAR ES SALAAM 01321
C. STATE 85758
D. DAR ES SALAAM 00972
E. DAR ES SALAAM 01068

1. (U) Poloff delivered points and diplomatic note
regarding candidacy of Ruth Wedgwood for reelection to the
United Nations Human Rights Committee per reftel A. Tanzania
supports Ms. Wedgwood's candidature as communicated in a
diplomatic note received July 26 (reftel B).

2. Post reiterates its request for guidance on the USG
position regarding Tanzanian candidate Mohammed Yussuf for
reelection to the International Joint Inspection Unit (reftel
B).
RETZER

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