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Cablegate: Iom Demarche On Swing Candidacy

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TAGS: AORC PREF PREL SMIG RW
SUBJECT: IOM DEMARCHE ON SWING CANDIDACY

REF: SECSTATE 93916

1. (U) On Friday, July 6 poloffs met with Ben Rutsinga, IO
Director in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to deliver
reftel demarche on Ambassador Swing's candidacy for IOM
Director General. While Rutsinga acknowledged Ambassador
Swing's many contributions to peace in the DRC, and expressed
general support for his candidacy, he said that the GOR would
continue to consider other candidates as they were put
forward.
ARIETTI

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