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Cablegate: Japan Against Extension of Unhrc Mission To

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ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 230845Z MAR 07
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2004
INFO RUEHZJ/HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 3672
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 3046

UNCLAS TOKYO 001315

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL UNHRC PHUM JA
SUBJECT: JAPAN AGAINST EXTENSION OF UNHRC MISSION TO
OCCUPIED TERRITORIES

REF: STATE 035404

(SBU) Embassy Political Officer delivered reftel demarche
March 23 to MOFA Human Rights Division Principal Deputy
Director Yoriko Suzuki. Suzuki said that Japan planned to
oppose the extension of the Special Rapporteur's mission, and
had already cabled these instructions to its mission in
Geneva.
SCHIEFFER

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