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Cablegate: Mexico On Horn of Africa Piracy

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RR RUEHCD RUEHGD RUEHHO RUEHMC RUEHNG RUEHNL RUEHRD RUEHRS RUEHTM
DE RUEHME #3777 3581827
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 231827Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY MEXICO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4494
INFO RUEHXC/ALL US CONSULATES IN MEXICO COLLECTIVE
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0267

UNCLAS MEXICO 003777

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR PM/PPA (GLANCY AND HOPKINS)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MOPS PBTS PHSA PTER MX
SUBJECT: MEXICO ON HORN OF AFRICA PIRACY

REF: A. STATE 129941
B. MEXICO 03742

(SBU) Poloff contacted Julian Juarez Cadenas, the Deputy
Director General for UN-Related Security and Legal Issues at
the Foreign Secretariat (SRE), to clarify that the U.S. was
not/not in a position to invite Mexico to be a member of the
contract group (ref. A). At the same time, Poloff stressed
that the USG appreciated Mexico's political support against
piracy in the region and looked forward to working with
Mexico on this issue next year as Mexico assumes its seat on
the UN Security Council.

Visit Mexico City's Classified Web Site at
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/wha/mexicocity and the North American
Partnership Blog at http://www.intelink.gov/communities/state/nap /
PARNELL

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