Search

 

Cablegate: Iceland to Support U.S. Universal Postal Union Congress

VZCZCXYZ0005
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHRK #0138 1961642
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 141642Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY REYKJAVIK
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3724

UNCLAS REYKJAVIK 000138

STATE FOR IO/T, EUR/NB

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC ECON ETRD WTRQ IC
SUBJECT: ICELAND TO SUPPORT U.S. UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION CONGRESS
CANDIDATES

Refs: A) STATE 66814 B) REYKJAVIK 135

(SBU) Ingibjorg Davidsdottir, Acting Head of International Affairs
at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, informed post on July 14 that
Iceland will support U.S. candidates at the upcoming Universal
Postal Union Congress. Embassy Reykjavik was initially informed
that Iceland was undecided on the candidates they would support at
the UPU Congress (Ref B).

VAN VOORST

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 



UN: Bachelet Calls On Mexico To Step Up Efforts As Tragic Milestone Reached Of More Than 100,000 Disappearances

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday called on the Mexican authorities to step up efforts to ensure truth and justice for victims of disappearances, who now number more than 100,000, according to official data... More>>


ADC: Statement On The Assassination Of Shireen Abu Akleh

Early this morning in Jenin, Occupied Palestine, revered Palestinian voice Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian American journalist for Al Jazeera, was assassinated by Israeli Occupation Forces snipers...
More>>



Ukraine: UN Rights Office Probe Spotlights Harrowing Plight Of Civilians

Almost 76 days since Russia invaded Ukraine, countless civilians remain caught up in the horror and destruction of war, UN rights investigators said on Tuesday... More>>



Access Now: Elon Musk’s Twitter Buyout Must Not Come At The Expense Of Human Rights

Following today’s announcement that Elon Musk will acquire complete ownership of Twitter in a cash sale of around 44 billion USD, pending shareholder approval, Access Now urges Twitter’s Board, employees, and shareholders... More>>



UN: Biodiversity And Ecosystem Protection Highlighted On Mother Earth Day

Marking International Mother Earth Day, UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid urged on Friday, for collective action to safeguard biodiversity and protect ecosystems... More>>

Ukraine: Hundreds More Reach Safety After Fleeing Besieged Mariupol
In Ukraine, humanitarians said on Wednesday that hundreds of people have managed to reach safety after fleeing Mariupol, where there’s also been condemnation for the killing of Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravicius... More>>