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Cablegate: Demarche Response: Icrc Standing Committee

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DE RUEHBU #1632 2331614
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 211614Z AUG 07 ZDK
FM AMEMBASSY BUENOS AIRES
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8976

UNCLAS BUENOS AIRES 001632

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PRM, WHA FOR WHA/BSC

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREF PREL PHUM ICRC AR
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE RESPONSE: ICRC STANDING COMMITTEE
CANDIDATE CARR

REF: SECSTATE 102873

Poloff delivered reftel talking points to Ministry of Foreign
Affairs (MFA) Department of International Organizations
Secretary Martin Romero, head of UNESCO-OAS and Candidacies,

SIPDIS
on August 14. Poloff informed Romero of U.S. support for
Steve Carr's candidacy to the International Red Cross and Red
Crescent Movement's Standing Commission, and urged the GOA to
support Carr's election. Romero noted the U.S. position and
agreed to contact post to communicate the GOA's position once
decided.
WAYNE

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