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06FREETOWN852 2006-10-18 07:24:00 CONFIDENTIAL Embassy Freetown
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SIERRA LEONE CONTINUES SUPPORT FOR GUATEMALA

Tags:   PREL UNSC GT VT SL 
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FM AMEMBASSY FREETOWN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0404
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0213
					  C O N F I D E N T I A L FREETOWN 000852 

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: DECL: 10/17/2016
TAGS: PREL UNSC GT VT SL
SUBJECT: SIERRA LEONE CONTINUES SUPPORT FOR GUATEMALA

REF: (A) STATE 162359 (B) STATE 173465 (C) STATE

171368 (D) EMAIL: DALE - OKEDIJI OCT 16 (E)
FREETOWN 803 AND PREVIOUS

Classified By: Charge d'Affaires Elizabeth Pratt for
reasons 1.4. (b) and (d).



1. (C) Per reftel C instructions, Charge met with Ministry
of Foreign Affairs Director General Umaru Wurie October 17 to
confirm GoSL's continuing support of Guatemala's UNSC
candidacy. DG Wurie confirmed the message received by the
Embassy on October 16 (Ref D) that he had contacted the GoSL
delegation with instructions to support Guatemala's
candidacy. He also gave Charge a copy of a diplomatic note
addressed to the Embassy documenting his instructions to the
GoSL mission in New York to support Guatemala, and emphasized
that Sierra Leone would continue voting for Guatemala.

Begin Text.

Complimentary Greetings

...has the honour to inform the latter that the Director
General of this Ministry has informed our Mission in New York
that the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone has
agreed to support the position of Guatemala for the Security
Councils seat of the United Nations.

Complimentary Closing

End Text.
PRATT