Cablegate: Demarche Delivered Regarding the U.N. General
DE RUEHNR #4247 3030921
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 300921Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY NAIROBI
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 3166
UNCLAS NAIROBI 004247
IO/RHS, ELIZABETH WEPLER AND AMY OSTERMEIR
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL UNGA
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED REGARDING THE U.N. GENERAL
ASSEMBLY DRAFT RESOLUTION, "CONDEMNING THE USE OF RAPE AS
AN INSTRUMENT OF STATE POLICY"
REF: STATE 148527
1. (SBU) Reftel demarche was delivered September 28, 2007 to
Ambassador Chepsongol, Director Political Affairs Division,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In response the following Diplomatic Note was received
October 2:"Complimentary opening - Has the honour to refer to
the latter's request for Kenya to support its Resolution on,
"Condemning the use of Rape as an Instrument of State
Policy," to be tabled at the United Nations General Assembly.
The Ministry is happy to inform that the Government of Kenya
will support this Resolution. Complimentary Close."