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Cablegate: Maldives Likely to Support Us Candidate For

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INFO RUEHKA/AMEMBASSY DHAKA PRIORITY 0410
RUEHIL/AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD PRIORITY 7397
RUEHKT/AMEMBASSY KATHMANDU PRIORITY 5520
RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON PRIORITY 4027
RUEHNE/AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI PRIORITY 1364
RUEHCG/AMCONSUL CHENNAI PRIORITY 7995
RUEHBI/AMCONSUL MUMBAI PRIORITY 5636
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0618
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 2321

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DEPARTMENT FOR SCA/INS AND IO/UNP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM UNGA UNHRC MV
SUBJECT: MALDIVES LIKELY TO SUPPORT US CANDIDATE FOR
COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE

REF: A. STATE 126155

B. STATE 107687

PolOff delivered ref b demarche to Maldives Ministry of
Foreign Affairs Assistant Director for UN Affairs Ahmed
Shiaan on September 12. Shiaan explained that the Government
of Maldives has not yet made a final decision on which CAT
candidates to support. However, he noted the excellent
relations between the governments of Maldives and the U.S.
and assured PolOff that the GORM would "favorably consider"
the U.S. candidate.
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