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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Unga Plenary Votes On

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FM AMEMBASSY MEXICO
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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MX PGOV PHUM UNGA
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: UNGA PLENARY VOTES ON
COUNTRY-SPECIFIC RESOLUTIONS

REF: A. (A)STATE 161770
B. (B)STATE 145641

Poloff delivered reftel demarche December 11 to the Foreign
Secretariat's (SRE's) Area Director of International Policy

SIPDIS
for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Mariana Salazar
Albornoz. Salazar said Mexico has a team of two Human Rights
Officers assigned permanently to its UN Mission in New York
and that a Mexican representative would be present for any
votes conducted on UNGA resolutions the week of December 17.
Mexico voted in the Third Committee in favor of resolutions
condemning the human rights situation in Burma, Iran and
North Korea but had abstained on the resolution on Belarus.
Salazar signaled Mexico intended to vote the same way on the
UNGA resolutions.


Visit Mexico City's Classified Web Site at
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/wha/mexicocity and the North American
Partnership Blog at http://www.intelink.gov/communities/state/nap /
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