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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Thai Will Not Support Michael

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DE RUEHBK #6888 3190404
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 150404Z NOV 06
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2948
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 5129

UNCLAS BANGKOK 006888

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OTRA CONS ILC UNGA
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: THAI WILL NOT SUPPORT MICHAEL
MATHESON

REF: A. STATE 186285
B. BANGKOK 6682

1. Per reftel A, post followed up on the ILC demarche
(reftel B) with the Legal Affairs Division at the Department
of Treaties and Legal Affairs, Thai Ministry of Foreign
Affairs on November 15, 2006. The Thai informed Poloff that
because they have already made "an arrangement to exchange
votes with another country," they cannot support Mr. Michael
Matheson for the ILC. They will not elaborate on the said
arrangement.
BOYCE

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