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Cablegate: Demarche (2nd Request and Follow-Up): Candidacy

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INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0189

UNCLAS CAIRO 003176

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AORC UNGA EG
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE (2ND REQUEST AND FOLLOW-UP): CANDIDACY
OF DAVID WALKER FOR UN INDEPENDENT AUDIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
(IAAC)

REF: SECSTATE 149678

1. Poloff conveyed points in reftel, and reitereated the USG
position in support of David Walker's candidacy for the UN
Independent Audit Advisory Committee (IAAC) to MFA Advisor on
United Nations Affairs Ihab Soliman October 31. Soliman took
the message. He said he understood the Swiss were also
supporting a candidate, and that there may be additional
candidates. He was noncommittal, but did comment that
Walker's resume and experience were impressive.
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