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Cablegate: Bangladesh: Demarche On U.S. Wto Taft Goods

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RR RUEHWEB

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ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 250907Z FEB 07
FM AMEMBASSY DHAKA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3289
INFO RUEHNE/AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI 9668
RUEHIL/AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD 1512
RUEHKT/AMEMBASSY KATHMANDU 8946
RUEHBR/AMEMBASSY BRASILIA 0008
RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK 7924
RUEHME/AMEMBASSY MEXICO 0021
RUEHBS/USEU BRUSSELS
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 0530

UNCLAS DHAKA 000301

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

GENEVA AND BRUSSELS FOR USTR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON ETRD WTO BG
SUBJECT: BANGLADESH: DEMARCHE ON U.S. WTO TAFT GOODS
NEGOTIATING TEXT DELIVERED

REF: SECSTATE 20817

Post presented reftel demarche to Ministry of Commerce
official Sharifa Khan by telephone February 22. Ms Khan
reported that the EU had already been in two days previously
with a similar demarche. Post clarified the distinction
between the two proposals using appropriate 'if asked'
talking point in reftel. Post followed up with a non-paper
and the original texts as provided reftel on February 25.
Post will report any substantive response.
BUTENIS

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