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Cablegate: Request to Gor for Helicopters to Unamid Delivered

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FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4941
INFO RUCNFUR/DARFUR COLLECTIVE IMMEDIATE
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C O R R E C T E D COPY
DEPARTMENT FOR IO/PSC

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KPKO MARR SU RU RS
SUBJECT: REQUEST TO GOR FOR HELICOPTERS TO UNAMID DELIVERED

REF: STATE 097440

(SBU) We delivered reftel demarche to MFA IO Department
Third Secretary Sergey Zhdanov on September 24, who said that
the President's Special Representative for Sudan Mikhail
Margelov had submitted a report to Medvedev emphasizing the
importance of donating helicopters to Sudan. Although the
MFA had contacted the Presidential Administration multiple
times supporting the same position, no substantive response
had been received yet. Zhdanov indicated that the Ministry
of Defense had not yet obligated any helicopters.
Rubin

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