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Cablegate: Brazil: U.S. Candidacy for Who Executive Board

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBR #1386 3351618
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 011618Z DEC 09
FM AMEMBASSY BRASILIA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 5524
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0352

UNCLAS BRASILIA 001386

SIPDIS

FOR IO/HS ANN BLACKWOOD

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC PREL TBIO EAID BR
SUBJECT: BRAZIL: U.S. CANDIDACY FOR WHO EXECUTIVE BOARD

REF: SECSTATE 117699

Embassy delivered reftel diplomatic note on November 19, and
emboffs delivered reftel demarche to the Social Affairs
Division of the Ministry of External Relations (MRE) on
November 23 and to the Ministry of Health on November 30. We
received no substantive response but were informed that
Minister Silvio Albuquerque, who heads the Social Affairs
Division of the MRE, would likely represent Brazil at the
World Health Assembly.
KUBISKE

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