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Cablegate: Approval for Ambassador Todd to Be Absent From

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R 041848Z SEP 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHBD/AMEMBASSY BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN 8215
INFO RUEHGP/AMEMBASSY SINGAPORE 1614
RUEHKL/AMEMBASSY KUALA LUMPUR 2556

UNCLAS STATE 092524

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AMGT APER OTRA BX
SUBJECT: APPROVAL FOR AMBASSADOR TODD TO BE ABSENT FROM
POST

REF: BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN 206

1. Department grants permission for Ambassador William E.
Todd to be absent from post September 6-20 for TDY support in
Washington for a special project for Inspector General Geisel
and Under Secretary for Management Patrick Kennedy.

2. In Ambassador Todd's absence, Management Officer Michael
D. Lampel will assume charge until the return of Deputy Chief
of Mission John McIntyre on September 10, 2009.
CLINTON

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