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Cablegate: Gdrc Response On Contributions to Lebanon Tribunal

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SUBJECT: GDRC RESPONSE ON CONTRIBUTIONS TO LEBANON TRIBUNAL

REF: STATE 129919

1. (U) PolOff spoke September 20 with Oscar Matondo, director
of the Fffice of International Organizations at the DRC
Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding reftel request for
contributions to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

2. (U) Matondo said the GDRC certainly wished to see those
responsible for the assassination of former Prime Minister
Hariri brought to justice. He promised to raise the issue
with the appropriate MFA officials but noted that the GDRC,
already facing significant budget shortfalls of its own,
would likely be unable to contribute.
BROCK

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