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01HARARE671
2001-02-08 14:25:00
CONFIDENTIAL
Embassy Harare
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DRC ALLIES HEADS OF STATE MEETING POSTPONED

Tags:  PREL PGOV ZI 
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FM AMEMBASSY HARARE
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8192
INFO NSC WASHDC IMMEDIATE
SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY
RWANDA COLLECTIVE
AMEMBASSY LIBREVILLE
						C O N F I D E N T I A L HARARE 000671 

SIPDIS

NSC FOR SENIOR AFRICA DIRECTOR JENDAYI FRAZER

LONDON FOR CHARLES GURNEY

PARIS FOR BISA WILLIAMS

NAIROBI FOR TERRY PFLAUMER

USUN FOR ALEX LASKARIS

E.O. 12958: DECL: 02/08/11
TAGS: PREL PGOV ZI
SUBJECT: DRC ALLIES HEADS OF STATE MEETING POSTPONED

REF: KINSHASA 671

CLASSIFIED BY CHARGE D'AFFAIRES EARL M. IRVING FOR
REASONS: 1.5 (B) AND (D).



1. (C) MAXWELL CHIKOROWONDO, THE ZIMBABWE MFA'S DRC
DESK OFFICER, INFORMED POLOFF FEBRUARY 8 THAT THE DRC
ALLIES HEADS OF STATE MEETING DUE TO TAKE PLACE IN
VICTORIA FALLS (REFTEL) HAS BEEN POSTPONED. NAMIBIAN
PRESIDENT NUJOMA WAS UNABLE TO ATTEND THE FEBRUARY 8
MEETING BECAUSE OF A SCHEDULING CONFLICT. CHIKOROWONDO
STATED THAT THE ALLIED GOVERNMENTS WERE CONSULTING WITH
EACH OTHER TO DETERMINE A MORE SUITABLE DATE FOR A
MEETING, WHICH HAS NOT YET BEEN DECIDED.



2. (C) THE DESK OFFICER ALSO STATED THAT THE JOINT
MILITARY COMMISSION MEETING WOULD LIKELY BE HELD
FEBRUARY 9 OR 10, THE POLITICAL COMMITTEE MEETING
FEBRUARY 11 OR 12, AND THE LUSAKA ALL-SIGNATORIES SUMMIT
FEBRUARY 13. CHIKOROWONDO WAS NOT AWARE OF ANY PLANNING
FOR A MAPUTO III SUMMIT. THE MFA OFFICIAL WAS SKEPTICAL
OF THE USEFULNESS OF THE MAPUTO PROCESS BECAUSE THERE IS
NO LEGAL MECHANISM OUTLINED IN LUSAKA FOR "OUTSIDERS"
(COMMENT: READ "SOUTH AFRICANS" END COMMENT) TO CONVENE
MEETINGS.

IRVING

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