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Cablegate: Niger Demarche Delivered: Partnering for Global Hunger And

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RR RUEHMA RUEHPA
DE RUEHNM #0870 3101719
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 061719Z NOV 09
FM AMEMBASSY NIAMEY
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 5439
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE
RUEHRO/AMEMBASSY ROME 0278

UNCLAS NIAMEY 000870

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/W, EEB/TPP/MTAA/ABT; PLS PASS USAID/AFR/W
ACCRA FOR USAID/WA
PARIS FOR AF WATCHER
ROME FOR US MISSION TO THE UN AGENCIES

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR EAID ETRD ECON NG
SUBJECT: NIGER DEMARCHE DELIVERED: PARTNERING FOR GLOBAL HUNGER AND
FOOD SECURITY

Ref: (A) STATE 107298 (B) NIAMEY 00862

1. Per reftel A request, Ambassador hand delivered the letter and
enclosed proposal from the Secretary of State to the Government of
Niger (GON) Minister of Foreign Affairs on November 6, 2009. The FM
indicated that the new GON Prime Minister may possibly head the GON
delegation to the Rome Summit.

2. Post anticipates that hunger and food security will be critical
issues in Niger during the coming year, as outlined in reftel B.

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