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Cablegate: Indonesia Supports Usg Candidate for Un Committee

VZCZCXRO2032
OO RUEHCHI RUEHDT RUEHHM
DE RUEHJA #2697 2670916
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 240916Z SEP 07
FM AMEMBASSY JAKARTA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 6422
INFO RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0687
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 7634

UNCLAS JAKARTA 002697

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

EAP, EAP/MTS, IP/RHS, L/HHR AND DRL/PHD

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV PHUM UNHRC ID
SUBJECT: INDONESIA SUPPORTS USG CANDIDATE FOR UN COMMITTEE
AGAINST TORTURE

REF: A) JAKARTA 7626 B) STATE 130973

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DEPLU) informed poloff
September 24 that Indonesia would support U.S. candidate
Felice Gaer for reelection to the UN Committee Against
Torture. The decision was made by the Directorate General for
Multilateral Affairs in response to our September 17 demarche
(ref A). The other two candidates Indonesia will support are
Claudio Grossman (Chile) and Luis Gallegos Chi Riboga
(Equador).
HUME

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