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Cablegate: Somalia Unpko Demarche Delivered

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DE RUEHPL #0437 3470736
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 120736Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY PORT LOUIS
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4329
INFO RUEHZO/AFRICAN UNION COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS PORT LOUIS 000437

SIPDIS

AF/E FOR NOLE GAREY AND MARIA BEYZEROV
AF/RSA FOR MIKE BITTRICK
IO/PSC FOR TANAZ KHAMBATTA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV KPKO SO MP
SUBJECT: SOMALIA UNPKO DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: STATE 129524

1. On 10 December, POLOFF delivered reftel demarche to Ambassador
Patrice Cure, Head of Multilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, and First Secretary Martine Young Kim Fat. Ambassador Cure
paid close attention to the points on a possible security vacuum in
Somalia, noting Mauritius' growing concern with terrorism in light
of a Mauritian CEO dying in the recent Mumbai attacks.

2. In a follow-up telephone conversation on 12 December, First
Secretary Young Kim Fat told POLOFF that her directorate is still
awaiting input from other stakeholders and will contact Post next
week with a response. Post will report any substantive response it
receives.

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