UNCLAS GENEVA 002347
STATE FOR IO/UNP AND L/UNA
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: UNGA UNSC ID CE XD XO
SUBJECT: ILC - SRI LANKA REQUESTS SUPPORT FOR DR. A. ROHAN
REF: A. SRI LANKA'S DIP NOTE HR/7/13A/SUB DATED 9/8/06
Â¶B. U.S. MISSION'S DIP NOTE 187/2006 DATED 9/19/06
Â¶C. GENEVA 00164
Â¶1. U.S. Mission Geneva received a diplomatic note from the
Permanent Mission of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri
Lanka requesting USG support for the candidacy of Dr. A.
Rohan Perera for election to the International Law Commission
at elections to be held in New York during the 61st session
of the United Nations General Assembly in November 2006.
Â¶2. U.S. Mission Geneva has responded that the information
contained in the note has been forwarded to the proper USG
authorities for consideration and appropriate action.
Â¶3. A scanned copy of the Sri Lankan diplomatic note has been
e-mailed to L/UNA and IO/UNP. A copy will also be sent to
L/UNA and IO/UNP via diplomatic pouch.