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Cablegate: Demarche to Cote D'ivoire On U.S. Candidate For

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SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR PRM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC EUN PREF PREL SMIG
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE TO COTE D'IVOIRE ON U.S. CANDIDATE FOR
IOM DIRECTOR GENERAL

REF: SECSTATE 93916

1. (SBU) Emboff demarched Ambassador Tanoh Boutchoue, MFA
Director of International Organizations and UN Affairs on
July 26 on action points in reftel. As Ambassador Swing and
his work with MONUC are well-known in African diplomatic
circles, Boutchoue was immediately personally disposed
towards his candidacy. Post will report any substantive
Government of Cote d'Ivoire response.
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