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Cablegate: Peru Response: Demarche (2nd Request And

VZCZCXYZ0000
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHPE #3545 3042216
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 312216Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY LIMA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7243
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0186

UNCLAS LIMA 003545

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR IO/MPR:BHACKETT OR MGLOCKNER

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

REF: SECSTATE 149678

(SBU) Poloff delivered reftel demarche October 31 to MFA
First Secretary for Multilateral Affairs Alexis Aquino, who
reported that, despite Post's repeated interventions, Peru
has engaged in a vote-swap with Spain and will vote for
Spain's candidate in the subject election. Aquino did not
elaborate on the nature of the exchange, nor what support
Spain had promised in return.
MCKINLEY

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