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Cablegate: Austria Supports Horn of Africa Aid Through Eu

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RR RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHROV RUEHSL RUEHSR
DE RUEHVI #1262 2731525
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 301525Z SEP 09
FM AMEMBASSY VIENNA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3387
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS VIENNA 001262

SIPDIS

USAID FOR FFP (CMUTAMBA) AND OFDA (KCHANNELL), STATE FOR
PRM (JDEUTSCH) AND AF/E (JWIEGERT)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID PREF EAGR ET KE SO EUN AU
SUBJECT: AUSTRIA SUPPORTS HORN OF AFRICA AID THROUGH EU
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REF: STATE 96625

Emboff delivered reftel on September 28 to Doris Danler, MFA
Deputy Director for Africa. Danler said the GOA was
supporting aid efforts by contributions through the European
Union's Humanitarian Aid Department. She noted the amounts
pledged on September 8 and cited in reftel. The GOA has no
plans to provide additional humanitarian aid beyond the
pledged amounts.
EACHO

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