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Cablegate: Russia Supports U.S. Resolution On Drc Arms Embargo

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R 071307Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 2721
INFO RUEHKI/AMEMBASSY KINSHASA 0061
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0344

UNCLAS MOSCOW 003854

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PARM UNSC CG RS
SUBJECT: RUSSIA SUPPORTS U.S. RESOLUTION ON DRC ARMS EMBARGO

REF: STATE 107223

(SBU) We delivered reftel demarche on August 7 concerning the
UNSC DRC Arms Embargo resolution to Peter Ilichev, MFA Senior
Counselor for International Organizations. Ilichev stated
that the GOR supports lifting the arms embargo on government
forces of the DRC and agrees with the US position.
RUSSELL

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