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Cablegate: Un Prosper Candidacy - Burundi Noncommittal

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DE RUEHJB #0800 3301639
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 261639Z NOV 07
FM AMEMBASSY BUJUMBURA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0712
INFO RUEHXR/RWANDA COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 0014
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0021

UNCLAS BUJUMBURA 000800

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DEPT FOR IO/RHS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL UNGA BY
SUBJECT: UN PROSPER CANDIDACY - BURUNDI NONCOMMITTAL

REF: STATE 157598

1. In a meeting with poloff on November 26, Director General
for the Americas and Europe in the Ministry of External
Relations Ambassador Egide Ndikuriyo indicated he needed to
consult with Burundi representatives in New York before
affirming support for the candidature of Mr. Pierre-Richard
Prosper to the UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial
Discrimination. Ndikuriyo promised a response before
November 30.
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