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Cablegate: Nigeria: Demarche On Justice Goldstone Report

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STATE FOR AF/W, IO/UNP, IO/RHS AND NEA/IPA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL PHUM PTER KISL KPAL IS NI
SUBJECT: NIGERIA: DEMARCHE ON JUSTICE GOLDSTONE REPORT

REF: STATE 98567

1. (SBU) PolCouns and PolOff met with Foreign Ministry (MFA)
North and Central America Division Director Toyin Solaja
September 28 to deliver the requested demarche on the Justice
Goldstone report (Reftel). We arranged this meeting with
Solaja in lieu of MFA colleagues responsible for UN issues,
given their earlier departure for Geneva and New York.
Solaja provided no substantive response but promised to pass
along U.S. views to his MFA colleagues for follow up.

2. (U) We will report any further response that we receive.
MCCULLOUGH

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