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Cablegate: African Union Summit - Rwandan Attendance

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AF/RSA - RYAN BOWLES AND LAURA GRIESMER

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TAGS: PREL OVIP AORC XA RW
SUBJECT: AFRICAN UNION SUMMIT - RWANDAN ATTENDANCE

REF: STATE 3353

1. (SBU) President Kagame has accepted A/S Carson's
invitation to meet at the AU summit (reftel). Government of
Rwanda is still working out details on the trip but has
provided post the following information:

Composition of delegation - President Paul Kagame, Foreign
Minister Louise Mushikiwabo, officials from the Office of the
Presidency including those who work on ICT issues, and MFA
staff.

Contact information in Addis / Arrival and departure times /
Lodging information - all tbd.

2. (SBU) Post understands the Office of the Presidency has
been in contact with USAU A/DCM Maybury. Post will query
again next week to ask for updates on the Rwandan
delegation's itinerary, lodging and contact information.
SYMINGTON

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