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Cablegate: Demarche On Oecd Enlargement and Financing Reform

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STATE FOR WHA/CAN, EEB/TPP, AND EUR/ERA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON OECD CA
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ON OECD ENLARGEMENT AND FINANCING REFORM
DELIVERED TO CANADA

REF: STATE 62464

1. (SBU) EconMinCons and Econof delivered points in reftel to
Wendy Clark, Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and
International Trade's OECD Office. Clark said that the USG's
views on all issues in reftel are very much in line with
Canadian views. She said that Canada especially agrees that
the accession process for Russia will likely be lengthy.
Clark said that Canada is overall very comfortable with the
USG's positions on the issues in reftel.

2. (SBU) Clark also said that Canada would be willing to work
with the United States to discuss draft language related to
these issues.

Visit Canada's Classified Web Site at
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/wha/ottawa

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