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Cablegate: Bahrain: Icj Elections

Published: Sat 21 May 2005 01:23 PM
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UNCLAS MANAMA 000722
SIPDIS
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BA UNSC UNGA
SUBJECT: BAHRAIN: ICJ ELECTIONS
REF: STATE 80697
(U) Pol/Econ chief May 18 delivered reftel demarche
concerning Thomas Buergenthal's candidacy for re-election as
a judge of the International Court of Justice to MFA Director
for Multilateral Affairs Ghassan Shaikho. He pledged to
review Judge Buergenthal's CV and expected that Bahrain would
support his re-election.
MONROE
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