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Cablegate: Demarche On Election for the Committee On the Elimination

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DE RUEHHI #1972 3250838
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 210838Z NOV 07
FM AMEMBASSY HANOI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 6753
INFO RUEHHM/AMCONSUL HO CHI MINH 3974
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0172
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 1217

UNCLAS HANOI 001972

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR IO/RHS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM UNGA VM
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ON ELECTION FOR THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION
OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION DELIVERED

REF: STATE 157598

On November 21, Poloff met with MFA International Organizations
Department Desk Officer Ngo Thi Xuan Ha to deliver reftel diplomatic
note and CV in support of the U.S. candidate for the UN Committee on
the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (Committee). Xuan Ha
explained that, to her knowledge, the GVN has not yet received any
requests to support other candidates to the Committee. She added
that the information about Mr. Prosper's candidacy would receive
careful consideration and that the Embassy would be informed as soon
as a decision is made.

MICHALAK

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