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Cablegate: Rok President Lee to Attend the 9/24 Friends Of

Published: Fri 18 Sep 2009 09:14 AM
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DEPARTMENT FOR SCA/PAKISTAN DESK: JAMES SCHWEMLEIN AND
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SUBJECT: ROK PRESIDENT LEE TO ATTEND THE 9/24 FRIENDS OF
DEMOCRATIC PAKISTAN SUMMIT
1. (U) In response to reftel demarche requesting information
on attendees to the Friend of Democratic Pakistan summit on
September 24 in New York, MOFAT Deputy Director for Southwest
Asia Choi Hee-deok confirmed the following ROKG participants:
--Lee Myung-bak, President to the Republic of Korea and Head
of Delegation
--Yu Myung-hwan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
--Kim Sung-hwan, Senior Secretary to the President for
Foreign Affairs and National Security
--Kim Jae-shin, Secretary to the President for Foreign
Affairs (Korean cell: 010-9270-7333, Email:
jskim80@mofat.go.kr)
--Choi, Jong-moon, MOFAT Director General for South Asia and
the Pacific (Korean cell: 010-4934-9234,
jmchoi83@mofat.go.kr).
2. (U) Mr. Choi informed us that President Lee plans to make
remarks. He also said there is a possibility that Kim
Jae-shin may not attend.
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