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Cablegate: Sweden: Demarche Delivered: Accountability of Juba

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DE RUEHSM #1490 3611100
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 271100Z DEC 07 ZDK
FM AMEMBASSY STOCKHOLM
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3022
INFO RUEHSW/AMEMBASSY BERN PRIORITY 3074
RUEHCP/AMEMBASSY COPENHAGEN PRIORITY 3129
RUEHDL/AMEMBASSY DUBLIN PRIORITY 0113
RUEHKM/AMEMBASSY KAMPALA PRIORITY 0050
RUEHKI/AMEMBASSY KINSHASA PRIORITY 0035
RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON PRIORITY 0479
RUEHNY/AMEMBASSY OSLO PRIORITY 2452
RUEHTC/AMEMBASSY THE HAGUE PRIORITY 3804
RUEHVI/AMEMBASSY VIENNA PRIORITY 0262

UNCLAS STOCKHOLM 001490

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR AF/E BOJIKUTU

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID PGOV PHUM PREL UG SW
SUBJECT: SWEDEN: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: ACCOUNTABILITY OF JUBA
DONOR FUNDS

REF: SECSTATE 166213

Deputy Economic Counselor delivered reftel demarche points
and background December 14, 2007 to Johan Rydberg, Deputy
Director, Africa Department at the Swedish Ministry of
Foreign Affairs (MFA). Rydberg noted that the Government of
Sweden (GOS) supports the Juba peace process and believes
that it has the best possibility of resolving the conflict in
northern Uganda peacefully. He said that as a donor country,
the GOS monitors the use of its funds carefully and has asked
the Swedish Embassy in Kampala, Uganda to inquire into the
possible misuse of funds by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).
Rydberg added that he would inform post of the MFA's
findings once the accountability of Juba donor funds has been
determined. Post will report any further response septel.
SILVERMAN

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