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Cablegate: Demarche On the Holocaust Remembrance Resolution

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PP RUEHMA RUEHPA
DE RUEHDK #1574 2081415
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 271415Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY DAKAR
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8891
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS DAKAR 001574

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

PARIS PASS TO UNESCO
DEPT FOR AF/W, AF/RSA AND INR/AA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL SCUL AORC SG
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ON THE HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE RESOLUTION
AT UNESCO DELIVERED

REF: STATE 999959

On July 27, poloff delivered reftel demarche to Mame Baba
Cisse, Director for International Affairs at the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs. Cisse said that Senegal has traditionally
supported Holocaust Remembrance resolutions at the UN General
Assembly and does not anticipate any major problems in
supporting UNESCO,s Holocaust Remembrance Resolution. He
said that he would also inform the Ministry of Education.
Cisse then asked for the USG support for the Senegalese
Minister of Culture, Mr Mame Biram Diouf, who is a candidate
for the Executive Board of UNESCO

(U)Visit Embassy Dakar,s SIPRNET website at
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/af/dakar.
SMITH

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