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07DAKAR633 2007-03-20 16:40:00 CONFIDENTIAL Embassy Dakar
Cable title:  

BUILDING INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT FOR DEMOCRACY IN

Tags:   PREL PHUM SG ZI SU 
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DE RUEHDK #0633 0791640
ZNY CCCCC ZZH
P 201640Z MAR 07
FM AMEMBASSY DAKAR
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7888
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 0813
					C O N F I D E N T I A L DAKAR 000633 

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STATE FOR AF/S, AF/RSA, AF/W, DRL/MLGA, AND IO/RHS
LONDON FOR POL - AFRICA WATCHER
PARIS FOR POL - D'ELIA

E.O. 12958: DECL: 03/19/2017
TAGS: PREL PHUM SG ZI SU
SUBJECT: BUILDING INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT FOR DEMOCRACY IN
ZIMBABWE

REF: A. STATE 034009

B. STATE 033268

Classified By: DCM ROBERT P. JACKSON FOR REASONS 1.4 (B) AND (D).



1. (C) On March 19, British Deputy Head of Mission Julia
Edwards and DCM jointly delivered ref demarches to Mame Baba
Cisse, the Director for International Organizations at the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Cisse acknowledged that the
creidibility of the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is on the
line. He said, "We can work together." He cautioned,
however, that consensus will be difficult and that a
significant bloc of African nations may balk at a resolution.



2. (C) On March 15, Ambassador Grover Joseph Rees, Special
Representative for Social Issues, raised UNHRC issues with
Mr. Cisse, identifying Zimbabwe and Sudan as countries that
required the GOS's attention.
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