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Cablegate: Demarche Request for Unga Food Security Event

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FM AMEMBASSY KINSHASA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0106
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 0772

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DEPARTMENT FOR EEB/TPP/MTAA/ABU (Gary Clements and Mike Lurie),
C(Marissa Plowden)
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID ETRD EAGR UNGA CG
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE REQUEST FOR UNGA FOOD SECURITY EVENT
CO-HOSTED BY THE SECRETARY (S/ES: 200916517)

REF: STATE 093894

1. Polcouns conveyed reftel points and reftel invitation letter on
September 18 to Banza Ngoy Katumwe, head of the MFA's international
Organizations Directorate, encouraging the DRC to participate in the
Partnering for Food Security Meeting, which will take place on the
margins of this year's U.N. General Assembly on September 26.

2. Ngoy promised to deliver the invitation letter and draft
statement for the event to Foreign Minister Alexis Thambwe Mwamba
and to recommend the FM's participation in the event. As the
delegation was departing the evening of September 18, he said he
would relay the FM's decision diretly to USUN.

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