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Cablegate: Iceland: No Position yet On Un Independent Audit Commission

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FM AMEMBASSY REYKJAVIK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3475
INFO RUEHZL/EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AORC UNGA IC
SUBJECT: ICELAND: NO POSITION YET ON UN INDEPENDENT AUDIT COMMISSION
ELECTION

REF: STATE 146857

(SBU) Pol Chief contacted Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Minister-Counselor for International Organizations Nikulas Hannigan
on October 25 to follow up on delivery of reftel points. Hannigan
noted that the MFA looked favorably on David Walker's candidacy for
the UN Independent Audit Commission, but that a final decision on
Iceland's vote had not been made. He was unwilling to speculate on
when the MFA would make the final call.

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