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Cablegate: Luxembourg: No Statements On Lebanese Elections

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RR RUEHAG RUEHBC RUEHDE RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHKUK RUEHLZ RUEHROV
DE RUEHLE #0483 3411330
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 071330Z DEC 07
FM AMEMBASSY LUXEMBOURG
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 6157
INFO RUEHEE/ARAB LEAGUE COLLECTIVE
RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES
RUEHROV/AMEMBASSY VATICAN 0007
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0141

UNCLAS LUXEMBOURG 000483

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR NEA/ELA SOMERSET, EUR/ERA, EUR/WE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KDEM PREL PGOV LE LU
SUBJECT: LUXEMBOURG: NO STATEMENTS ON LEBANESE ELECTIONS
PLANNED AT PRESENT

REF: STATE 163945

1. (SBU) Pol/econ officer delivered points contained reftel
to Jean-Louis Thill, MFA Coordinator for Near and
Middle-Eastern Affairs on 7 December. Thill thanked Pol/econ
officer for the information but responded that despite FM
Jean Asselborn's personal interest in Lebanon, there were no
statements planned on the matter at this time.

2. (SBU) COMMENT: FM Asselborn is scheduled to brief
Parliment on 12 December regarding the 7 December North
Atlantic Council (NAC) meeting as well as the 10-11 December
GAERC. Knowing Asselborn's intense interest in Lebanon, it
is likely that he will comment on the situation. Post will
follow up and report any significant developments septel.
WAGNER

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