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Cablegate: Benin: President's Announcement of Way Forward In

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PP RUEHMA RUEHPA
DE RUEHCO #0574 3371405
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 031405Z DEC 09
FM AMEMBASSY COTONOU
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1205
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS COTONOU 000574

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/W (STEWART)
LONDON AND PARIS FOR AFRICA WATCHERS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AF PK BN
SUBJECT: BENIN: PRESIDENT'S ANNOUNCEMENT OF WAY FORWARD IN
AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN

REF: STATE 122234

U) In the Foreign Minister's absence, Ambassador dlivered demarche
requested reftel to Ministry of oreign Affairs Secretary-General
Pamphile Goutonji 3 Dec 09. Secretary-General Goutondji responde
that, as a developing country, Benin is very suportive of U.S.
efforts which promote peace and evelopment in other developing
countries, and accrdingly supports President Obama's plan for the
ay forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

KNIGHT

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