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Cablegate: Cuba Embargo Resolution -- Poland to Support The

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: UNGA ETRD PHUM UNAUS CU PL
SUBJECT: CUBA EMBARGO RESOLUTION -- POLAND TO SUPPORT THE
COMMON EU POSITION

REF: SECSTATE 148506

(SBU) On October 25, PolOff delivered reftel points to
Mariusz Lewicki, Head of the Human Rights Section in the
MFA,s UN Department. Lewicki indicated that Poland will
continue to support the common EU position. The EU is
expected to maintain its common position and vote for the
adoption of the Cuba embargo resolution. Lewicki stated that
in the Explanation of Vote, on behalf of the EU, the
Presidency will express their opposition to the
extraterritorial extension of the U.S. embargo and
simultaneously they will deplore the human rights situation
in Cuba.
HILLAS

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