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Cablegate: Estonia Processing Guantanamo Migrants

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREF SMIG BU CU LG LH EN
SUBJECT: ESTONIA PROCESSING GUANTANAMO MIGRANTS
REQUEST

REF: STATE 181026

1. (U) On November 3 Poloff delivered reftel points
to Mai Hion, MFA Director for Human Rights, on whether
the GOE can resettle Haitian and Cuban migrants
currently in Guantanamo to Estonia. On November 16,
Hion informed us that the request was sent to the
Estonian Migration Board for consideration. Hion said
that it is a "very long process", but would keep us
regularly informed on any developments.

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