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Cablegate: Demarche On Cuba Embargo Resolution at Unga

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IO/UNP JOHN MARIZ

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: UNGA ETRD PHUM UN CU RS
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ON CUBA EMBARGO RESOLUTION AT UNGA

REF: STATE 148506

We delivered reftel demarche on October 25 to MFA Head of
Division for the Department of International Organizations
Aleksandr Alimov. Alimov told us that the GOR had no
official position on the resolution and promised to pass our
points to his superiors. Alimov predicted that the GOR would
support the resolution and vote for it at UNGA.
Burns

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