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Cablegate: Lebanon Special Tribunal Demarche Delivered

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PP RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHROV RUEHSR
DE RUEHTRO #0967 3531657
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P R 181657Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY TRIPOLI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4252
INFO RUEHGG/UN SECURITY COUNCIL COLLECTIVE
RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES
RUEHBS/USEU BRUSSELS 0163
RUEHTRO/AMEMBASSY TRIPOLI 4774

UNCLAS TRIPOLI 000967

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR NEA/MAG AND NEA/ELA (IRWIN, LAWSON)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PTER LE SY UNSC EUN LY
SUBJECT: LEBANON SPECIAL TRIBUNAL DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: STATE 129978

1. (SBU) The CDA delivered reftel demarche to Tajuri el-Sheradi
Tajuri, Director of UN Affairs at the General People's Committee
for Foreign Liaison and International Cooperation
(MFA-equivalent), on December 18. Tajuri said Libya was
inclined to view the request to briefly extend the UN
International Independent Investigation Commission (UNICC)
mandate favorably, but noted that its position had not yet been
finalized. He was non-commital On the issue of funding for the
Special Tribunal for Lebanon, but asked for more information on
the level of funding provided by other Arab states.

GODFREY

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