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Cablegate: Lebanon: No Substantive Response to Us Proposal To

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PP RUEHAG RUEHBC RUEHDE RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHKUK RUEHLZ RUEHROV RUEHSR
DE RUEHLB #1762 3511511
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 161511Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY BEIRUT
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3795
INFO RUEHEE/ARAB LEAGUE COLLECTIVE
RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 3275
RUEHNO/USMISSION USNATO 3485
RHMFISS/CDR USCENTCOM MACDILL AFB FL
RHEHAAA/NSC WASHDC
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC

UNCLAS BEIRUT 001762

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR NEA/FO, NEA/ELA
ALSO FOR IO A/S HOOK, PDAS WARLICK
IO/MPR/SC HEATHER WARD
P FOR DRUSSELL AND RRANGASWAMY
USUN FOR KHALILZAD/WOLFF/GERMAIN/SCHEDLBAUER
USUN/MR MICHAEL SCANLON
NSC FOR AMBRAMS/RAMCHAND/YERGER/MCDERMOTT

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV UNSC LE
SUBJECT: LEBANON: NO SUBSTANTIVE RESPONSE TO US PROPOSAL TO
HARMONIZE UN CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

REF: SECSTATE 129988

(SBU) Poloff delivered reftel points and text of the USG
proposal to harmonize United Nations conditions of service to
Oussama Khachab, Head of the Americas Desk at the Lebanese
Ministry of Foreign Affairs on December 12. Khachab had no
immediate response, but reported on December 15 that he had
forwarded the proposal to the Ministry's Department of
International Organizations and to the Lebanese mission to
the UN.
SISON

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