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Cablegate: Ecuador Demarche Response: 62nd Unga Attendance

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INFO RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA IMMEDIATE 0369
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 0120
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PASS TO IO/PPC (ATTN: BATTLE), USUN (ATTN: MCBRIDE), NSC
(ATTN: MCDONALD), WHA/PPC (ATTN: GONZALEZ, DEACON AND
MILLER)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL ITRA OVIP KSEP UNGA EC
SUBJECT: ECUADOR DEMARCHE RESPONSE: 62ND UNGA ATTENDANCE
AND REQUESTS FOR MEETINGS

REF: STATE 101170

1. (U) Action request - see para. 3.

2. (SBU) PolOff met with Lourdes Puma Puma, MFA Director
General of Multilateral Affairs, on August 9 regarding the
GOE's participation in UNGA. Puma informed us on August 17
that both the President and Minister of Foreign Affairs would
attend. Personal data follow:

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

3. ACTION REQUEST: Puma told us that both President Correa
and Foreign Minister Espinosa request meetings with their
counterparts. Please provide guidance on how post should
respond.
BROWN

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