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Cablegate: Hcoc: Thailand Demarche Delivered

VZCZCXYZ0000
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBK #1436 0710427
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 120427Z MAR 07
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 5452

UNCLAS BANGKOK 001436

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

ISN/MTR FOR JOHN PAUL HERRMANN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM PREL ETTC MTCR KSCA TH
SUBJECT: HCOC: THAILAND DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: SECSTATE 30368

1. PolOff delivered reftel demarche, seeking Thai
endorsement of the Hague Code of Conduct (HCOC), to Charn
Jullamon, Director of the MFA's Peace, Security and
Disarmament Division, and Amornsate Singha, Director of the
North American Affairs Division, on March 12. Neither Charn
nor Amornsate had any official response. Unofficially, two
officials at the MFA expressed skepticism that Thailand would
be able to endorse the HCOC until the present military-led
interim government is replaced by an elected government.
Post will seek an official response to our demarche and
report same to Washington.
BOYCE

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