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American Diplomatic Cable: American to Meet Maoist Baburam?

Yeah, that was back in 2003 when, we belive, Baburam hadn’t even dreamed of being the Prime Minister that he is today 🙂

2003-04-16 09:59
C O N F I D E N T I A L KATHMANDU 000691 

SIPDIS 

DEPARTMENT FOR SA/INS AND DS/IP/SA
LONDON FOR POL - GURNEY 

E.O. 12958: DECL: 04/15/2013
TAGS: PTER PREL NP
SUBJECT: NEPAL:  MAOISTS TO MEET EMBOFFS 

REF: A. (A) KATHMANDU 0677 

     śB. (B) STATE 90666
     śC. (C) STATE 74113
     śD. (D) KATHMANDU 0621 

Classified By: AMB. MICHAEL E. MALINOWSKI.  REASON:  1.5 (B,D). 

ś1.  (C)  Following Ref C guidance, on April 16 poloff
contacted known Maoist sympathizer Padma Ratna Tuladhar to
convey Embassy agreement to meet at the First Secretary level
with Maoist representatives.  Poloff advised Tuladhar that
the RSO will also participate in the meeting, which has been
tentatively scheduled for the afternoon of Friday, April 25,
at the Embassy.

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