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Cablegate: 62nd Un General Assembly: Portugese High-Level

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TAGS: PREL OVIP PO
SUBJECT: 62ND UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY: PORTUGESE HIGH-LEVEL
ATTENDANCE

REF: SECSTATE 101170

1. Per reftel, attached is the requested information on
Portugal's participation at UNGA:

A. Head of State Anibal Cavaco Silva (No plans to attend)

B. Head of Government Jose Socrates will attend UNGA on
September 25-27. He will be arriving on/about September 24
and departing o/a September 27. Socrates will not be
accompanied by a spouse and no translator is needed.

C. Foreign Minister Luis Amado will be attending UNGA
September 25. He plans to arrive on or about September 24 and
depart o/a September 27. FM Amado's spouse will not travel
with him and no translator is needed.

D. Attendance of other host country VIPs. (No information at
this time)

E. Attendance of Foreign Ministry Officials (TBA- MFA will
forward further information on participation closer to the
UNGA).
Hoffman

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