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Cablegate: Colombia Backs Austrian for Unesco Dg

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBO #2612 2312153
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 192153Z AUG 09
FM AMEMBASSY BOGOTA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 0232
INFO RUEHVI/AMEMBASSY VIENNA 0482
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 1588
RUEHUNV/USMISSION UNVIE VIENNA 0032
RUCNDTA/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 1994
RUEHFR/USMISSION UNESCO PARIS 0002

UNCLAS BOGOTA 002612

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE

IO/UNESCO KELLY SIEKMAN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL UNESCO AORCO CO
SUBJECT: COLOMBIA BACKS AUSTRIAN FOR UNESCO DG

REF: STATE 82701

SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED, PLEASE HANDLE ACCORDINGLY

(SBU) Post delivered reftel points on August 10 to Acting
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director for U.S. and Canadian
Affairs Francisco Meneses. On August 13, he informed us that
the Government of Colombia (GOC) plans to back the Austrian
candidate for the September election of the Director-General
to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural
Organization (UNESCO).
Brownfield

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