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Cablegate: Delegation to Au Summit From Sierra Leone,

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R 251336Z JAN 10
FM AMEMBASSY FREETOWN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3132
INFO RUEHDS/AMEMBASSY ADDIS ABABA 0111

UNCLAS FREETOWN 000035

SIPDIS

ADDIS ABABA FOR JOEL MAYBURY
AF/RSA ATTENTION RYAN BOWLES AND LAURA GRIESMER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL OVIP AORC SL
SUBJECT: DELEGATION TO AU SUMMIT FROM SIERRA LEONE,
REQUESTS MEETING WITH AMBASSADOR CARSON

REF: STATE 3353

1. Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided the Embassy with a
list of the following delegates to the annual African Union:

President Ernest Bai Koroma:
Hon. Haja Zainab H. Bangura - Minister of Foreign Affairs and
Int. Cooperation
Hon. Alhaja Ibrahim B. Kargbo - Minister of Information &
Communication
Hon. Dr. Minkailu Bah - Minister of Education, Youth & Sport
H.E. Mr. Andrew G. Bangali - Sierra Leone's Permanent Rep. to
the A.U.
H.E. Mr. Shekou Turay - Sierra Leone's Permanent Rep. to the
U.N.
Mr. Alhusine M. Sesay - State Chief of Protocol
Mr. Brian Gilpin - Personal Assistant to H.E. the President
Mr. Francis E. Kandeh - Counsellor/H.O.C., S.L. Embassy,
Addis Ababa
Mr. Abu Bakarr Fullah - ADC to H.E. the President
Mrs. Razia Bash Kamara - Press Reporter/TV Producer
Mr. Claudius Beckley - TV Cameraman/Photographer
Mr. Ibrahim Sesay - Personal Security to H.E. the President

2. The delegation will be arriving in Addis Ababa by charter
aircraft on 29 January and returning to Freetown 3 February.
Hotel information is not yet available, President Koroma's
Personal Assistant, Mr.Brian Gilpin, informed the Embassy
that President Koroma would like a meeting with Ambassador
Carson on the margins of the event.

3. The delegation can be reached through Mr. Gilpin at
23276560255, or alternately 23233560255.

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