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Cablegate: Ecuador On U.S. Candidacy for Idlo

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SUBJECT: Ecuador on U.S. Candidacy for IDLO

REF: STATE 115214

1. (SBU) PolOff delivered reftel points to MFA Multilateral
Affairs Director General Lourdes Puma on November 16. Puma said
that Ecuador was not heavily involved in the International
Development Law Organization (IDLO), and was still reviewing
possible candidacies for the Director General position, but
recognized McInerney's qualifications as being strong. Post will
report any additional information.
CHRITTON

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