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Cablegate: African Union Summit - Uk Delegation

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SUBJECT: AFRICAN UNION SUMMIT - UK DELEGATION REF: STATE 3353

1.(SBU) The following delegation will represent the UK Government at the African Union summit: - Baroness Glenys Kinnock, Foreign Office Minister for Africa - Norman Ling, Her Majesty's Ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union (mobile: XXXXXXXXXXXX) - Fiona Robertson, Private Secretary (AKA Special Assistant) to Baroness Kinnock (mobile: XXXXXXXXXXXX; blackberry: XXXXXXXXXXXX) - Sam Jeremy, Second Secretary, British Embassy Addis Ababa (mobile: XXXXXXXXXXXX)

2.(SBU) The main point of contact in Addis Ababa for the UK delegation is Sandy Moss (office: XXXXXXXXXXXX; mobile: XXXXXXXXXXXX; email: XXXXXXXXXXXX). The traveling delegation will stay at the British Embassy in Addis Ababa. The point of contact for Baroness Kinnock on the traveling team is Fiona Robertson.

3.(SBU) At present, the Foreign Office reports that Africa Director Adam Wood will not/not attend the summit. Baroness Kinnock currently plans to arrive in Ethiopia February 26 and to leave late on February 29. As such, she will not be in country at the same time as A/S Carson. The Foreign Office will notify Embassy London if Baroness Kinnock's travel plans change. Visit London's Classified Website: XXXXXXXXXXXX
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