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Cablegate: Iceland Will Support Matheson for International Law

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RUEHLN RUEHLZ RUEHROV RUEHSR RUEHVK RUEHYG
DE RUEHRK #0421 3191501
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
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FM AMEMBASSY REYKJAVIK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3060
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 0070
INFO RUEHZL/EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS REYKJAVIK 000421

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DEPT FOR EUR/NB, EUR/PGI, IO

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL ILC UNGA IC
SUBJECT: ICELAND WILL SUPPORT MATHESON FOR INTERNATIONAL LAW
COMMISSION

REFS: A) STATE 186285

B) STATE 137429

(U) Poloff delivered Ref B points on August 28, 2006 and followed up
on September 15. On November 15, Icelandic Ministry for Foreign
Affairs Legal Advisor informed Post that the Government of Iceland
will support Michael Matheson's candidacy for re-election to the
International Law Commission. Iceland's Mission to the UN has also
been instructed to communicate this position to USUN.

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