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Cablegate: Candidacy of David Walker for Un Independent Audit

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P 231334Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY MANAMA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7327

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IO/MPR/SC FOR BRIAN HACKETT

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TAGS: PREL AORC UN UNGA UNGA BA
SUBJECT: CANDIDACY OF DAVID WALKER FOR UN INDEPENDENT AUDIT
ADVISORY COMMITTEE (IAAC)

REF: STATE 146857 (U) Pol/Econ Chief delivered reftel points to MFA international organizations (IO) directorate on October 21. Elections Officer Aisha Al-Khalifa indicated that the Bahraini delegation would support Mr. Walker's candidacy. ********************************************* ******** Visit Embassy Manama's Classified Website: XXXXXXXXXXXX********************************************* ******** ERELI

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