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Cablegate: Rwandan Attendance at 63rd Unga

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHLGB #0488 1991510
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 171510Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY KIGALI
TO RHEHAAA/NSC WASHINGTON DC
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0139
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 5464

UNCLAS KIGALI 000488

SENSITIVE

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR IO/UNP (SUN), P (REINEMEYER), AF/RSA (HALDEMAN)
NSC FOR MCDONALD

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL OTRA OVIP KSEP UNGA RW
SUBJECT: RWANDAN ATTENDANCE AT 63RD UNGA

REF: STATE 72078

(SBU) Mission responds to reftel on UNGA attendance as
follows:

A. Attendance of Head of State
Paul Kagame, President.
Arrival to New York: unknown at this time.
Departure from New York: unknown at this time.
Other US Locations: unknown at this time.
Present for General Debate? Yes.

Will Ms. Kagame travel to New York? Unknown at this time.

Interpretation needed in bilateral or multilateral meeting:
None, speaks English.
In which language:

B. Attendance of Head of Government
Bernard Makuza, Prime Minister -- not attending UNGA session.

Interpretation needed in bilateral or multilateral meeting:
N/A
In which language:

C. Attendance of Foreign Minister
Rosemary Museminali, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Arrival to New York: unknown at this time.
Departure from New York: unknown at this time.
Other US Locations: unknown at this time.
Present for General Debate? Yes.

Will spouse travel to New York? Unknown at this time.

Interpretation needed in bilateral or multilateral meeting:
None, speaks English.
In which language:

D. Attendance of Other VIPs: unknown at this time.
Names, titles
Arrival to New York:
Departure from New York:
Other US Locations:
Present for General Debate?

Will spouses be attending? Unknown.

Interpretation needed in bilateral or multilateral meeting:
None.
In which language:

E. Attendance of Foreign Ministry official responsible for IO
affairs
Ben Rutsinga Director of Americas, Europe and UN Division,
may attend.
-Arrival to New York: unknown at this time.
Departure from New York: unknown at this time.

-Will spouse travel to New York? No.

-Interpretation needed in bilateral or multilateral meeting:
None.
In which language:
ARIETTI

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