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Cablegate: Iceland to Support U.S. Candidate for Un International

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PP RUEHIK
DE RUEHRK #0194 3021710
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 291710Z OCT 09
FM AMEMBASSY REYKJAVIK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4205
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0108
INFO RUEHZL/EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE PRIORITY

UNCLAS REYKJAVIK 000194

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

STATE PASS TO IO COLLECTIVE

STATE FOR IO/MPR BRIAN HACKETT, USUN/MR BRUCE RASHKOW

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AORC APER KAWC KJUS KUNR UNGA UNGA IC
SUBJECT: ICELAND TO SUPPORT U.S. CANDIDATE FOR UN INTERNATIONAL
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION (ICSC)

REFS: A) STATE 86556 B) STATE 55499 C) REYKJAVIK 148

1. (SBU) On October 29, Nina Jonsdottir from the International
Affairs Department at the Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs
(MFA) notified post that Iceland intends to support the U.S.
candidate, Lucretia Myers, in the International Civil Service
Commission (ICSC) election that will take place during the 64th
United Nations General Assembly.
WATSON

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