UNCLAS NEW DELHI 007084
S/WCI AND L/UNA
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KJUS KAWC PHUM BT UNGA
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED TO BHUTAN ON JUDGE MERON'S ICTY
REF: STATE 218465
On November 5, Poloff followed up our earlier demarche and
diplomatic note on Judge Theodor Meron's nomination for
re-election as a permanent judge of the International
Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) (reftel).
Bhutanese Embassy First Secretary Karma Rinchhen said that he
had forwarded our demarche to Thimpu for consideration, but
had not yet received a reply. Post will continue to track
Bhutan's position and report any substantive response.