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09GABORONE122
2009-02-12 13:27:00
UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
Embassy Gaborone
Cable title:  

BOTSWANA: DEMARCHE DELIVERED ON KOSOVO

Tags:   PREL  AORC  ICJ  KV  BC 
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FM AMEMBASSY GABORONE
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INFO RUCNSAD/SOUTHERN AF DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY COLLECTIVE
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SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AORC ICJ KV BC
SUBJECT: BOTSWANA: DEMARCHE DELIVERED ON KOSOVO

REF: STATE 11928

UNCLAS GABORONE 000122

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AORC ICJ KV BC
SUBJECT: BOTSWANA: DEMARCHE DELIVERED ON KOSOVO

REF: STATE 11928


1. (SBU) Pol/Econ Chief delivered reftel demarche to Mr.
Shimane Kelaotswe, Assistant Director of the Department of
Europe and the Americas at the Botswana Ministry of Foreign
Affairs. Mr. Kelatotswe said that Botswana has still not
recognized Kosovo and was not likely to do so at this time.
He indicated that "Botswana is a small country" and that as
such, it would likely wait until a wider global consensus has
been reached regarding recognition.
NOLAN