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Cablegate: Gabon: Response for Potus Lunch with Af

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FM AMEMBASSY LIBREVILLE
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INFO RUEHZO/AFRICAN UNION COLLECTIVE
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0096

UNCLAS LIBREVILLE 000413

SIPDIS

AF FOR SUSIE PRATT, NOLE GAREY, AND RYAN BOWLES

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL UNGA AF GB
SUBJECT: GABON: RESPONSE FOR POTUS LUNCH WITH AF
HEADS-OF-STATE

REF: STATE 092202

1. This cable is a response to the action request in REFTEL.

2. The attendee from Gabon will be: Ali BONGO ONDIMBA (Bon -
Go On - Deem - ba). Ali Ondimba's official position is
currently President-elect, however by the date of the event
he may be formally invested as President of the Republic of
Gabon.

3. He is Muslim and has the appropriate dietary restrictions.
He prefers Perrier water.

4. Ali Bongo Ondimba is a capable English speaker and will
not require translation.

5. Contact information: Gabon's UN Permanent Mission in New
York. Mr. Regis Onanga Ndaiye, Charge d'Affaires. Tel:
212-686-9720 (office), 646-243-0784, 646-595-6605
(cellphones).
REDDICK

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