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Cablegate: Got Asks Who Is Contributing to Darfur Hybrid

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHTU #0899 1871440
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 061440Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY TUNIS
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3464

UNCLAS TUNIS 000899

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR NEA/MAG (HARRIS AND HOPKINS) AND IO/PSC (HANKINS)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL KPKO UNSC MASS SU TS
SUBJECT: GOT ASKS WHO IS CONTRIBUTING TO DARFUR HYBRID
OPERATION

REF: A. TUNIS 890

B. STATE 90022

1. (U) THIS CABLE CONTAINS AN ACTION REQUEST -- PLEASE SEE
PARA 3.

2. (SBU) On July 6, Ambassador delivered reftel talking
points requesting Tunisian support, in the form of police
and/or military observers, for the Darfur Hybrid Operations
to MFA Chief of Staff Hatem Atallah. Atallah asked what
countries besides Egypt have agreed to support the Hybrid
Operation. He also asked what type of "equipment or
training" would be available if Tunisia was able to offer
support in Darfur.

3. (U) Post requests Washington guidance on which countries
plan to contribute forces and how the USG might support those
countries that do.
GODEC

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