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Cablegate: Vietnam High-Level Attendance at Unga

VZCZCXRO7762
RR RUEHHM
DE RUEHHI #1355 2131550
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 011550Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY HANOI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 5965
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK
RHEHNSC/NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC
INFO RUEHHM/AMCONSUL HO CHI MINH 3432

UNCLAS HANOI 001355

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR IO/PPC:BATLLE; EAP/RSP:ANTWEILER, KURZBAUER
USUN FOR MCBRIDE
NSC FOR MCDONALD

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL ITRA OVIP UNGA VM
SUBJECT: VIETNAM HIGH-LEVEL ATTENDANCE AT UNGA

REF: STATE 101170

A. The Head of State has no plans to attend UNGA.

B. The MFA has confirmed that the head of government, Prime
Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, will attend UNGA.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (Note: in Vietnamese usage,
individuals are identified by their title and given name or names.
Nguyen is the family name, and this individual is addressed as Prime
Minister Dung.)

Arrival/Departure dates: unknown
Other U.S. locations: unknown
Spouse's attendance: unknown
A Vietnamese interpreter will be needed.

C. According to the MFA, a decision on the Foreign Minister's
attendance at UNGA has not been made and will not be known until
closer to the travel dates.

D. Attendance at UNGA by other GVN VIPs will not be known until
closer to the travel dates.

E. Attendance by the Foreign Ministry official responsible for IO
affairs will not be known until closer to the travel dates.

Post will provide additional information as soon as it is
available.

MARINE

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