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Cablegate: Iom Candidacy Demarche Delivered

VZCZCXYZ0000
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHEG #3227 3121423
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 081423Z NOV 07
FM AMEMBASSY CAIRO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 7409
INFO RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON 1170

UNCLAS CAIRO 003227

SIPDIS

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE

IO/T FOR L. LUFTIG
LONDON FOR EST - J. WHITTLESEY
USCG FOR CG-52 AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC EWWT PHSA EG
SUBJECT: IOM CANDIDACY DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: SECSTATE 148540

Sensitive but unclassified, please protect accordingly.

(SBU) Poloff delivered reftel demarche on November 8 to Ihab
Soliman, MFA Office of International Organizations, who
promised to promptly discuss the request with Egyptian
officials in London. Soliman was confident that Egypt would
be able to support U.S. candidacy, given that U.S. candidacy
is essentially uncontested because only the incumbent
candidates in category "A" were seeking re-election.
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