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Cablegate: Tunisia's Delegation to 63rd Unga

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O 291620Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY TUNIS
TO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 0084
INFO RUCNMGH/MAGHREB COLLECTIVE PRIORITY

UNCLAS TUNIS 000963

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USUN FOR POL:EGERMAIN
STATE FOR NEA/MAG (VSTEWART, MNARDI)

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TAGS: PREL OTRA OVIP UNGA KSEP TS
SUBJECT: TUNISIA'S DELEGATION TO 63RD UNGA

REF: STATE 72078

Ambassador met August 29 with Minister of Foreign Affairs
Abdelwaheb Abdallah who confirmed he will lead Tunisia's
delegation to UNGA. He plans to depart August 24 and stay in
New York for a week. He would welcome a meeting with A/S
David Welch. He expressed hope there will be an Arab Maghreb
Union (AMU) Foreign Ministers' meeting with the Under
Secretary for Political Affairs as happened last year. He
said the Tunisian speech before the General Assembly is
scheduled for 29 August.
GODEC

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