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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Promotion of American

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DE RUEHMO #3716 2111333
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 301333Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 2491
INFO RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 5076

UNCLAS MOSCOW 003716

SIPDIS

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREF PREL PHUM ICRC RS
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: PROMOTION OF AMERICAN
CANDIDATE FOR INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS STANDING COMMISSION

REF: SECSTATE 102873

(U) We delivered reftel demarche urging support for the
candidacy of Steve Carr to the International Red Cross and
Red Crescent Standing Commission on July 27 to Igor Panin,
MFA Legal Department Section Chief. Panin told us that the
GOR would consider the request and promised to pass it to the
Russian National Red Cross Association.
RUSSELL

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