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Cablegate: Ecuador Demarche Response: Event On Literacy And

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL SOCI TSPL UNGA EC
SUBJECT: ECUADOR DEMARCHE RESPONSE: EVENT ON LITERACY AND
HEALTH HOSTED BY MRS. BUSH, SEPTEMBER 24, NYC

REF: STATE 104172

1. (U) Action request - see para. 4.

2. (SBU) Poloff met with Lourdes Puma Puma, MFA Director
General of Multilateral Affairs, on August 9 regarding the
First Lady's literacy and health event. Puma expressed
interest in the topic and event and asked to have an
invitation sent to the spouses of both the President and
Foreign Minister. Puma confirmed on August 17 that both the
President and Minister of Foreign Affairs would attend the
UNGA.

3. (SBU) Personal data of potential participants follows.

President of the Republic
Rafael CORREA Delgado
Attendance confirmed, travel dates unconfirmed
Spouse, Anne Malherbe, attendance and travel unconfirmed
President Correa speaks English and French

Foreign Minister
Maria Fernanda ESPINOSA Garces
Attendance confirmed, travel dates unconfirmed
Spouse, Galo Mora Witt, attendance and travel unconfirmed
Foreign Minister Espinosa speaks English fluently

4. (SBU) ACTION REQUEST: Please send invitations for the
event to the spouses of both the President and Foreign
Minister and provide guidance on how post should respond.
BROWN

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