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Reference ID Created Released Classification Origin
09MANILA1013
2009-05-11 06:50
2011-08-30 01:44
CONFIDENTIAL
Embassy Manila

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FM AMEMBASSY MANILA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4079
INFO RUEHUNV/USMISSION UNVIE VIENNA IMMEDIATE 0034
RHHMUNA/CDRUSPACOM HONOLULU HI IMMEDIATE
C O N F I D E N T I A L MANILA 001013

SIPDIS

STATE FOR IO/T MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN

E.O. 12958: DECL: 05/07/2019
TAGS: AORC KNNP IAEA PREL RP
SUBJECT: PHILIPPINES WILL SUPPORT JAPANESE CANDIDATE AMANO FOR DIRECTOR GENERAL IAEA

REF: STATE 46302

Classified By: A/Political Counselor Mario Fernandez,
reasons 1.4 b and d.

¶1. (C) Post discussed reftel points with Director Leah Ruiz
of the Office of United Nations and International
Organizations (UNIO) of the Department of Foreign Affairs
(DFA) to urge the Philippines to vote for Ambassador Yukiya
Amano of Japan for Director General of the International
Atomic Energy Agency. Although the Philippines supported
South Africa’s Abdul Minty in the first round of voting,
Director Ruiz said that the Philippines will support Amano in
the second round. She added that the Philippine government
has conveyed this information to the Japanese government.
Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) Director
Alumanda Dela Rosa confirmed her agency’s support for
Ambassador Amano in a letter they sent to DFA, outlining the
technical assistance and funding Japan provides to PNRI.

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