Viewing cable 04WELLINGTON1044
Title: NEW ZEALAND ON REQUEST FOR SPECIAL OPERATIONS

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04WELLINGTON10442004-12-16 01:29:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 SECRET Embassy Wellington
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S E C R E T WELLINGTON 001044 
 
SIPDIS 
 
STATE FOR PM/RSAT, PM/PMAT, SA/AC, EAP, AND EAP/ANP 
 
E.O. 12958: DECL: 12/15/2014 
TAGS: MARR MOPS PREL AF NZ
SUBJECT: NEW ZEALAND ON REQUEST FOR SPECIAL OPERATIONS 
FORCES IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM 
 
REF: STATE 251327 
 
Classified By: AMBASSADOR CHARLES J. SWINDELLS, 
FOR REASONS 1.4 (A), (B), AND (D) 
 
¶1. (S) Ambassador discussed reftel request with New Zealand 
(NZ) Foreign Minister Phil Goff on December 13.  Goff said 
that his government is reviewing what more New Zealand can do 
in Afghanistan.  The Cabinet will reach its decision early in 
the new year, he said.  Goff pledged to inform the Ambassador 
of the decision on a confidential basis, before it is 
announced.  "You will be pleased," he predicted. 
 
¶2.  (S) Comment:  According to post's DATT, this tracks 
closely with New Zealand's response to Centcom when this 
request was made through that channel. End Comment. 
 
¶3.  (U) MINCON ETAUTH. 
Swindells