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UNCLAS DJIBOUTI 001336
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PREL ETRD DJ SUBJECT: CUBA DEMARCHE DELIVERED: DJIBOUTI POSITION UNSURE
REF: SECSTATE 215870
1. (U) Pol/Econ delivered demarche 13 October per reftel to Director of Bilateral Affairs, Mohamed Ali Hassan. Hassan could not give a definitive answer on which way Djibouti would vote on the Cuba resolution. He did, however, note that it was especially helpful to have a detailed explanation of the reasons behind the U.S. request. He continued that he would pass the information to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for discussion with Djibouti's representative to the United Nations in New York. Post will try to follow-up in the coming weeks. RAGSDALE