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1. (SBU) Poloff met with MFA Director of Political Affairs
Paul Chiunguzeni on June 12 to discuss reftel talking points.
While Chiunguzeni thanked Poloff for the information, he
(along with other colleagues at the MFA) expressed ignorance
of Malawi's role on the UNDP Executive Board. After speaking
with local UNDP representatives, post has determined that all
activities relating to Malawian Executive Board membership
are handled by Malawi's Mission in New York. Chiunguzeni
promised to contact the GOM Mission in New York to find out
more details on Malawi's role as Executive Board member, and
to pass on reftel talking points. Any further information
will be delivered septel.