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Cablegate: Haiti Elections: Colombia Will Not Send

Published: Mon 29 Aug 2005 05:48 PM
This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.
UNCLAS BOGOTA 008122
SIPDIS
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL EAID HA CO
SUBJECT: HAITI ELECTIONS: COLOMBIA WILL NOT SEND
OBSERVATION TEAM
REF: SECSTATE 157629
In response to reftel MFA Multilateral Affairs Director
Ignacio Ruiz told poloffs that the GOC had no plans to send
an election observation team to Haiti. Post notes that
Colombia's electoral officials are deeply involved in
planning for Colombia's Congressional and Presidential
elections to be held in the first half of 2006; resources are
therefore tied up.
WOOD
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