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Cablegate: Ictr Resolution and Usun Voting in New York

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUCNDT #1979 2891436
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 161436Z OCT 06
FM USMISSION USUN NEW YORK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0473
INFO RUEHDR/AMEMBASSY DAR ES SALAAM PRIORITY 0217
RUEHLGB/AMEMBASSY KIGALI PRIORITY 0209

UNCLAS USUN NEW YORK 001979

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KAWC PREL RW TZ UNSC
SUBJECT: ICTR RESOLUTION AND USUN VOTING IN NEW YORK

REF: SECSTATE 171933

1. Per instructions (reftel) U.S. joined other SC members
in supporting the draft resolution (reftel para 1), adopted
(15-0-0) as Security Council resolution 1717 (2006). The
resolution was requested by the Tribunal in order to extend
the term of office of the Ad Litem judges until the end of
2008. This was done to facilitate adherence to the
Tribunal's completion strategy. The General Assembly will
now be asked to act on the matter.
BOLTON

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