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Cablegate: Flag at Half Mast

VZCZCXYZ0000
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHUL #1347 2330812
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 210812Z AUG 09
FM AMEMBASSY SEOUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 5433

UNCLAS SEOUL 001347

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AMGT APER
SUBJECT: FLAG AT HALF MAST

1. (U) As of August 20 and through August 23, Charge d'
Affairs Mark Tokola has authorized the lowering of the flag
to half mast in observation of the mourning period and State
Funeral for former Republic of Korea President Kim Dae-jung.
The ROKG has lowered flags for the mourning period as have
other Embassies.
TOKOLA

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