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Cablegate: Mauritius to Support Myers' Candidacy

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P 300903Z OCT 09
FM AMEMBASSY PORT LOUIS
TO RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 0310
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4820
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0187

UNCLAS PORT LOUIS 000356

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AF/E FOR MARIA BEYZEROV
IO/MPR FOR BRIAN G. HACKETT
USUN/MR FOR BRUCE RASHKOW

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TAGS: AORC APER KAWC KJUS KUNR PREL UNGA UNGA MP
SUBJECT: MAURITIUS TO SUPPORT MYERS' CANDIDACY

REF: A. SECSTATE 109341 and previous
B. PORT LOUIS 259
C. OCTOBER 13 2009 EMAIL FROM USUN AMBASSADOR SCOTT
GERALD

(SBU) On August 28, after a previous demarche, a Mauritius
MFA representative indicated that the GOM had not yet made
a decision regarding amcit Lucretia Myers' candidacy for the
United Nations International Civil Service Commission. On
October 13, USUN Ambassador Gerald reported, via email, that
the Mauritian PermRep stated that his delegation would vote
for Myers. On October 14, the CDA verified the GOM's position
with Ambassador Patrice Cure, Head of Multilateral Directorate
- Political, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Regional
Integration and International Trade. Cure confirmed that the
GOM would support Myers' candidacy.

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