US embassy cable - 06TIRANA455

ALBANIA WILL NOT SUPPORT IRAN BID FOR UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Identifier: 06TIRANA455
Wikileaks: View 06TIRANA455 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Tirana
Created: 2006-05-05 10:50:00
Classification: CONFIDENTIAL
Tags: KUNR PHUM UNHRC
Redacted: This cable was not redacted by Wikileaks.
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DE RUEHTI #0455 1251050
ZNY CCCCC ZZH
P 051050Z MAY 06
FM AMEMBASSY TIRANA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4217
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0681
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 0888
RUEHTH/AMEMBASSY ATHENS 2903
RUEHBW/AMEMBASSY BELGRADE 2700
RUEHBS/AMEMBASSY BRUSSELS 0667
RUEHRO/AMEMBASSY ROME 5252
RUEHVJ/AMEMBASSY SARAJEVO 0420
RUEHSQ/AMEMBASSY SKOPJE 4096
RUEHVI/AMEMBASSY VIENNA 2762
RUEHVB/AMEMBASSY ZAGREB 2923
RUEPGBA/CDR USEUCOM INTEL VAIHINGEN GE
RHMFISS/CDR USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GE
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHDC
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RHDLCNE/COMUSNAVEUR LONDON UK
RUFNPKB/COMUSNAVEUR POLAD NAPLES IT
RHEFDIA/DIA WASHINGTON DC
RUEHNW/DIR DTSPO WASHDC
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RUEHBS/USEU BRUSSELS
RUEHNO/USMISSION USNATO 3253
RUEHVEN/USMISSION USOSCE 2142
RUEHPS/USOFFICE PRISTINA 3398
C O N F I D E N T I A L TIRANA 000455 
 
SIPDIS 
 
SIPDIS 
 
STATE FOR EUR/SCE (MBENEDICT/DSAINZ), IO/UNP 
NSC FOR BRAUN 
 
E.O. 12958: DECL: 05/04/2016 
TAGS: KUNR, PHUM, UNHRC-1, PREL, AL 
SUBJECT: ALBANIA WILL NOT SUPPORT IRAN BID FOR UN HUMAN 
RIGHTS COUNCIL 
 
REF: A. STATE 68575 
 
     B. TIRANA 434 
 
Classified Bi: STEVEN E. ZATE, CDA.  REASONS:  1.4 (B) ANQ (D)& 
 
1. (C)  PolEcon Chief raised Ref A pointS with M)moza Ko.do, 
Office Director for th% Americas, aNd Saimi2 Rapishti, Office 
Director for I.ternational OpGanizations at the MFA. 
RapiqHtI sa)d the assue had been raised at the "highest 
letElS  qitQi. t`e anistry, and that it had bee decaded,QQGithouT Qa3eQvation, 
that Albania would`/tsupperdI0al'qQ 
`I` for membership on the UN HuiahPQeQpR Qm4`ba,&  Igldo 
noted that Albania ic alCm!aAhQi$aQa`p pha new Human 
Rights CouncQl, and hoped the USG would support its 
candidacy.  (Ref B.)  She stated that the U.S. and Albania 
thought similarly on human rights issues and that Albania 
hoped to be useful on the Council should iQ win a seat. 
ZATE 

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