Viewing cable 08HANOI784
Title: VIETNAM: DEMARCHE URGING RECOGNITION OF KOSOVO DELIVERED

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08HANOI7842008-07-07 04:25:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Embassy Hanoi
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RR RUEHHM
DE RUEHHI #0784 1890425
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 070425Z JUL 08 ZDK
FM AMEMBASSY HANOI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 8104
INFO RUEHHM/AMCONSUL HO CHI MINH 4906
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0217
UNCLAS HANOI 000784 
 
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SUBJECT:  VIETNAM: DEMARCHE URGING RECOGNITION OF KOSOVO DELIVERED 
 
REF: STATE 69691 
 
(SBU) On July 3, poloff delivered reftel points urging recognition 
of Kosovo's independence to MFA Europe Department, Central and 
Eastern Europe Division Chief Ta Minh.  Minh said he would take note 
of U.S. views on Kosovo's independence and report them to the MFA's 
leadership.  He mentioned that both the GVN's UN Permanent 
Representative and MFA spokesman had recently stated the GVN 
position on Kosovo "in favor of dialogue between the concerned 
parties, with the support of the international community."  Minh 
also said UNSCR 1244 was "in line with the principle of respect for 
national sovereignty" as embodied in international law and the UN 
Charter.  Minh added that the GVN highly values the UN's role in 
dispute resolution "with its aim of reaching solutions that benefit 
all parties." 
 
MICHALAK