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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Felice Gaer's Candidacy For

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DE RUEHRB #1466 2570936
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O 140936Z SEP 07
FM AMEMBASSY RABAT
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 7402
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 0725
RUEHCL/AMCONSUL CASABLANCA 3476

UNCLAS RABAT 001466

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR NEA/MAG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL UNGA UNHRC MO
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: FELICE GAER'S CANDIDACY FOR
THE COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE

REF: A. STATE 107687
B. STATE 107692
C. STATE 108642
D. STATE 126155

Sensitive but Unclassified, Please Protect Accordingly

1. (SBU) Poloff discussed the points conveyed reftels during
a September 13 meeting with Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Director of Humanitarian and Social Affairs Abdelmounaim El
Farouk, urging the Government of Morocco (GOM) to support
Felice Gaer's candidacy to the Committee Against Torture
(CAT).

2. (SBU) El Farouk responded saying that he would pass the
request to his superior, but was confident that the GOM would
support Gaer's candidacy. He said the GOM has excellent
relations with the USG and that Gaer and Morocco's delegate
to the CAT had a good working relationship. He added that
Gaer's resume and experience were impressive and made her
well suited to the position.


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Stein-Olson

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