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Cablegate: Seeking High-Level Attendance at Ad Hoc Liaison

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TAGS: PREL EAID KPAL KWBG XF EUN RS
SUBJECT: SEEKING HIGH-LEVEL ATTENDANCE AT AD HOC LIAISON
COMMITTEE MEETING, SEPTEMBER 24, NEW YORK

REF: SECSTATE 128326

1. We delivered reftel demarche on September 14 to Timur
Zabirov of the MFA Middle East and North Africa Department.
Zabirov said that the GOR appreciated that the Secretary's
attendance at the AHLC demonstrates U.S. support for the
Palestinian Authority and that a suitably high-level official
would head the Russian delegation. The MFA could not confirm
whether FM Lavrov would attend as he is currently out of the
country.
Burns

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