Reference ID Created Released Classification Origin
DE RUEHML #2860 2341009
ZNY CCCCC ZZH
O 221009Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY MANILA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 7975
INFO RUEHBY/AMEMBASSY CANBERRA IMMEDIATE 9678
RUEHJA/AMEMBASSY JAKARTA IMMEDIATE 6672
RUEHNE/AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI IMMEDIATE 2368
RUEHOT/AMEMBASSY OTTAWA IMMEDIATE 1162
RUEHUL/AMEMBASSY SEOUL IMMEDIATE 2646
RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO IMMEDIATE 3336
RUEHWL/AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON IMMEDIATE 3434
C O N F I D E N T I A L MANILA 002860
E.O. 12958: DECL: 08/10/2017
TAGS: PREL PHUM KDEM RP
SUBJECT: PHILIPPINES UPDATE ON ASIA DEMOCRACY PARTNERSHIP
REF: A. STATE 56424
¶B. MANILA 02072
Classified By: Pol/C Tom Gibbons, for reasons 1.4 (b) and (d)
¶1. (U) This is an action message. Please see para 4.
¶2. (C) As requested (ref a), post met with the Department of
Foreign Affairs (DFA) and encouraged participation in and
feedback on the Asia Democracy Partnership (ADP).
¶3. (C) Melanie Diano, desk officer covering U.S. affairs at
DFA’s Office of American Affairs, updated poloff on the
current status of DFA deliberations regarding Philippine
participation in the ADP. Diano stated that the DFA’s Office
of the Undersecretary for Policy would like further
clarification on several issues.
¶4. (C) Diano said DFA understood that several other
countries — such as Australia, New Zealand, and Japan — had
sought additional information on the main goals and purpose
of the ADP, and asked if we could share with her the U.S.
response to those other countries. She also asked why
Malaysia and Singapore were not included in the core group of
¶5. (U) Action request: Post would appreciate any additional
information Department can provide for DFA on this.
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