DE RUEHTU #0064 0271229
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 271229Z JAN 10
FM AMEMBASSY TUNIS
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7205
INFO RUCNMGH/MAGHREB COLLECTIVE
UNCLAS TUNIS 000064
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID PREL TS HA
SUBJECT: TFHA01: TUNISIA ANNOUNCES ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN
ASSISTANCE TO HAITI
REF: A. TUNIS 45
B. STATE 4909
C. STATE 4854
D. TUNIS 25
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(SBU) The Tunisian press reported that on January 25 the
Tunisian delegation to the United Nations donors meeting in
New York announced that President Ben Ali had decided to
donate $1,000,000 to the UN emergency relief fund for Haiti.
The donation was separately confirmed to us January 26 by
Hatim Landolsi, Deputy Director for the Americas Desk at the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs.