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Cablegate: Update On Spain's Attendees for 63rd Un General

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SUBJECT: UPDATE ON SPAIN'S ATTENDEES FOR 63RD UN GENERAL
ASSEMBLY

REF: A. STATE 72078
B. MADRID 855

(SBU) The Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided the
following list of persons scheduled to attend the 63rd United
Nations General Assembly. This information includes and
supplements the attendees previously reported in reftel b.

A. Attendance of Head of Government

Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, President, will attend the High
Level meeting on Millennium Development Goals on September 25
and will address the General Assembly during the general
debate. President Zapatero will arrive Tuesday, September
23rd, at 10am and depart Thursday, September 25th, at 11pm.
Interpretation from English to Spanish will be required.

B. Attendance of the Foreign Minister

Miguel Angel Moratinos, Minister of Foreign Affairs and
Cooperation, will also attend the general debate. FM
Moratinos will arrive Saturday, September 20th, and depart
Friday, September 26th. No interpretation is needed for FM
Moratinos.

C. Other VIP's. For the following VIP's, no interpretation
will be required. Most will travel the same dates as FM
Moratinos (September 20 - 26).

-- Bernardino Leon, Secretary General of the Presidency

-- Trinidad Jimenez, Secretary of State for Latin American
Affairs

-- Angel Lossada Torres-Quevedo, Secretary of State for
Foreign Affairs

-- Soraya Rodriguez Ramos, Secretary of State for
International Cooperation

-- Milagros Hernando, Director of International Policy and
Security for the Presidency

-- Juan Pablo de la Iglesia, Director of AECID (Spanish
Agency of International Cooperation and Development)

-- Agustin Santos, Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of
Foreign Affairs

-- Manuel Cacho Quesada, Director General for External
Communication

-- Alfonso Lucini, Director General for Foreign Policy

-- Luis Felipe Fernandez de la Pena, Foreign Policy Director
General for Europe and North America

-- Fidel Sendagorta, Foreign Policy Director General for the
Mediterranean, Maghreb and Near East

-- Carmen de la Pena, Foreign Policy Director General for
Africa

-- Jose Eugenio Salarich, Foreign Policy Director General for
Asia and the Pacific

-- Carmen Bujan, Director General for Terrorism Issues and
Strategic Affairs

-- Juan Carlos Sanchez, Foreign Policy Director General for
Latin America

-- Juan Lopez-Doriga, Director General for Planning and
Evaluation of Development Policy

-- Maximo Cajal, Aliance of Civilizations Advisor

D. Attendance of the Foreign Ministry official responsible
for International Organization affairs.

-- Jorge Manuel Domecq Fernandez de Bobadilla, Director
General for the UN, Global Affairs and Human Rights. DG
Fernandez will arrive on the 20th and depart on the 26th, and
no interpretation will be required.
Aguirre

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