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Cablegate: Czechs Commit to Walker for Un Independent Audit

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FM AMEMBASSY PRAGUE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 9763
INFO RUEHZL/EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS PRAGUE 001190

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

IO/MPR/SC FOR BRIAN HACKETT AND MATT GLOCKNER, EUR/NCE FOR
VALDA VIKMANIS-KELLER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC PREL UN UNGA UNGA EZ EU XG
SUBJECT: CZECHS COMMIT TO WALKER FOR UN INDEPENDENT AUDIT
ADVISORY COMMITTEE

REF: A. PRAGUE 1185

B. STATE 149678
C. STATE 146857

(SBU) Czech MFA Officials in the Department of the United
Nations, informed Embassy officials that on October 31 they
instructed the Czech mission in New York to vote for U.S.
candidate David Walker for UN Independent Audit Advisory
Committee. While the Spanish and Swiss Embassies had
requested Czech support for their candidates, after careful
review, the Czech decided in favor of our candidate for this
contested seat.
Graber

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