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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Promotion of Standing

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TAGS: PREF PREL PHUM ICRC ID
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: PROMOTION OF STANDING
COMMITTEE CANDIDATE

REF: STATE 102873

1. We discussed reftel candidacy of Steve Carr for the ICRC
Standing Committee with Harry Purwanto, Director for North
American Affairs at the Indonesian Department of Foreign
Affairs. We appealed for Indonesia's support of Carr's
candidacy and provided a nonpaper with relevant information.
Purwanto said he was not aware that Indonesia had taken a
position yet on any Standing Committee candidacies but would
convey the U.S. request to appropriate offices and agencies
in the Indonesian government for consideration.
HUME

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