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Cablegate: Nigeria: Demarche Delivered On Unga Food Security Event

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PP RUEHMA RUEHPA
DE RUEHUJA #1703 2581326
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 151326Z SEP 09
FM AMEMBASSY ABUJA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7030
INFO RUEHOS/AMCONSUL LAGOS 1961
RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS ABUJA 001703

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID ETRD EAGR UNGA NI
SUBJECT: NIGERIA: DEMARCHE DELIVERED ON UNGA FOOD SECURITY EVENT

REF: STATE 93894

1. (U) The Mission delivered on September 15 the reftel-requested
demarche, encouraging GON's participation in the UNGA food security
event.

2. (U) The Mission also spoke with a senior contact at the Ministry
of Agriculture and Water Resources who promised to bring the
invitation to the attention of the Minister. The Mission will
follow up with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of
Agriculture and Water Resources later this week and update
Washington on their response.

3. (U) This cable has been coordinated with Consulate Lagos.

MCCULLOUGH

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