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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Unesco Director-General

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DE RUEHLB #0912 2261227
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 141227Z AUG 09
FM AMEMBASSY BEIRUT
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5531
INFO RUEHEE/ARAB LEAGUE COLLECTIVE
RUEHFR/AMEMBASSY PARIS 3533
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 4064
RHMCSUU/CDR USCENTCOM MACDILL AFB FL
RHEHAAA/NSC WASHDC
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC

UNCLAS BEIRUT 000912

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR NEA/FO, NEA/ELA
ALSO FOR IO A/S BRIMMER
P FOR DRUSSELL, RRANGASWAMY
DRL/NESA FOR WHITMAN, BARGHOUT
PARIS FOR JMILLER
USUN FOR WOLFF/GERMAIN/SCHEDLBAUER
NSC FOR SHAPIRO, MCDERMOTT
DOD/OSD FOR FLOURNOY/KAHL/DALTON
OVP FOR HMUSTAFA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV UNSC LE
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: UNESCO DIRECTOR-GENERAL
ELECTION

REF: A. SECSTATE 82575
B. 2008 BEIRUT 1774

(SBU) Poloff delivered demarche in Ref A to Majdi Ramadan,
Americas Desk Officer at the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign
Affairs on August 11. Ramadan advised that the U.S. position
would be shared with the GOL's mission to the United Nations.
He offered no other substantive comments on Lebanon's
position or choice of candidate for the UNESCO
Director-General election.

SISON

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