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Cablegate: Russia Will Respond to Unesco Illiteracy Measures Survey

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UNCLAS MOSCOW 004285

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STATE FOR IO/UNESCO/ESPENCER

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: SCUL SOCI UNESCO RS
SUBJECT: RUSSIA WILL RESPOND TO UNESCO ILLITERACY MEASURES SURVEY

REF: STATE 119840

Per reftel instructions, on August 28, we shared reftel survey on
measures against illiteracy with Deputy Director Pankin in the MFA's
International Organizations (IO) Department and with Deputy Director
Smirnov in the MFA's North American Department. On August 30, the
IO Department advised they had asked the Ministry of Education and
Science to complete the brief survey. The IO Department expects to
be able to submit the survey to UNESCO before September 14.

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