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2000-06-25 15:07:00
CONFIDENTIAL
Embassy Harare
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MINI SUMMIT IN HARARE PRESSURES KABILA TO ACCEPT MASIRE AS

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FM AMEMBASSY HARARE
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 6417
INFO USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 
NSC WASHDC IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY KAMPALA 
AMEMBASSY KIGALI 
AMEMBASSY KINSHASA 
AMEMBASSY LUANDA 
AMEMBASSY LUSAKA 
AMEMBASSY WINDHOEK 
SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY
						
						
C O N F I D E N T I A L HARARE 003465

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USUN FOR AMBASSADOR HOLBROOKE

LONDON FOR PFLAUMER

PARIS FOR BISA WILLIAMS
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NSC FOR SENIOR AFRICA DIRECTOR GAYLE SMITH

E.O. 12958: DECL: 06/26/10
TAGS: PREL PGOV ZI CG
SUBJECT: MINI SUMMIT IN HARARE PRESSURES KABILA TO ACCEPT MASIRE AS
FACILITATOR

CLASSIFIED BY DCM EARL M. IRVING FOR REASONS 1.5 (B) AND (D).

(C) NAMIBIAN PRESIDENT SAM NUJOMA, CONGOLESE PRESIDENT LAURENT KABILA
AND ANGOLAN PRESIDENT JOSE EDUARDO DE SANTOS, ZIMBABWE'S SADC ALLIES IN

THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO CONFLICT, CONVERGED ON HARARE FOR
A ONE-DAY MINI SUMMIT ON JUNE 25, HOSTED BY PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE.
DETAILS OF THEIR AGENDA REMAIN SKETCHY, ALTHOUGH ONE ZIMBABWEAN
GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL TOLD US THAT ITS MAIN PURPOSE WAS TO APPLY PRESSURE

ON CONGOLESE PRESIDENT KABILA TO ACCEPT SIR KETUMILE MASIRE AS
FACILITATOR OF THE NATIONAL DIALOGUE. OUR SOURCE ADDED THAT THE ALLIES

WERE TO HAVE BEEN QUITE BLUNT WITH THE CONGOLESE PRESIDENT, GIVING HIM
THE OPTION OF EITHER ACCEPTING MASIRE OR FORCING THEM TO ABANDON HIM.
ACCORDING TO A LOCAL RADIO BROADCAST, PRESIDENT KABILA REMAINED ADAMANT

IN HIS REJECTION OF THE FORMER BOTSWANA HEAD OF STATE.

MCDONALD

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