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Cablegate: Amembassy Sanaa Reengages Royg On Walker Candidacy

VZCZCXYZ0007
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHYN #1956 3011403
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 281403Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY SANAA
TO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0093
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 8243

UNCLAS SANAA 001956

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

USUN FOR USUN/MR BRUCE RASHKOW, DEPARTMENT FOR IO/MPR/SC
BRIAN HACKETT AND NEA/ARP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AORC UNGA YM
SUBJECT: AMEMBASSY SANAA REENGAGES ROYG ON WALKER CANDIDACY

REF: A) STATE 149678 B) SANAA 1932

On October 28, EMBOFF met with Assistant Deputy Minister of
Foreign Affairs Khalid al-Akwa. EMBOFF engaged al-Akwa on
the Walker candidacy for election to the UN Independent Audit
Advisory Agency per ref a. Al-Akwa said that the issue had
been forwarded to the appropriate committee in the Ministry
after post's previous demarche on October 21 (ref b). He
was, however, still unable to give a definite response to our
request that the Ministry instruct its mission to support the
Walker candidacy.
SECHE

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