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Cablegate: Opposing Anti-Israel Bias Demarche Delivered

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P 171533Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY BANGUI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0794
INFO RUEHYD/AMEMBASSY YAOUNDE PRIORITY 0357
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0101
RUEHGI/AMEMBASSY BANGUI 0977

UNCLAS BANGUI 000242

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

AF/C FOR MASHRAF, SSARDAR;
IO/UNP FOR AMORRISON

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL UNGA IS PA LE SY CT
SUBJECT: OPPOSING ANTI-ISRAEL BIAS DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: STATE 123081

1. (SBU) Ambassador Cook delivered reftel demarche to CAR MFA
Dieudonne Kombo-Yaya in a lengthy conversation regarding the
CAR's voting record within the United Nations General Assembly
in a meeting on December 17.

2. (SBU) The MFA noted that he had worked on Israeli and
Palestinian issues for 10 years, having held a Palestinian
affairs portfolios during his tenure as a Permanent Secretary at
the African Union. He promised to study the demarche, and engage
with the PermRep in New York to discuss the CAR's UN votes.

COOK ##

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