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Cablegate: Demarche: Us-Eu Prisoners of Conscience Declaration

VZCZCXRO6644
OO RUEHCHI RUEHDT RUEHHM RUEHNH
DE RUEHKL #0317 1150901
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 240901Z APR 08
FM AMEMBASSY KUALA LUMPUR
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0892
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 1067
RUCNASE/ASEAN MEMBER COLLECTIVE
RUEHBJ/AMEMBASSY BEIJING 2451
RUEHBY/AMEMBASSY CANBERRA 2533
RUEHLJ/AMEMBASSY LJUBLJANA 0014
RUEHFR/AMEMBASSY PARIS 0202
RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO 2513
RUEHWL/AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON 0555
RUEHBS/USEU BRUSSELS 0227
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 1567

Thursday, 24 April 2008, 09:01
UNCLAS KUALA LUMPUR 000317
SIPDIS
SENSITIVE
SIPDIS
DEPT FOR EAP, EAP/MTS, EAP/MLS, IO, DRL/MLGA
EO 12958 N/A
TAGS PREL, PHUM, UNGA, MY
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE: US-EU PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE DECLARATION
REF: STATE 40380
(SBU) Poloff delivered reftel demarche and nonpaper to Adi Mohammed of the of the MFA Multilateral Political Affairs directorate on April 21 and urged that Malaysia cosponsor the declaration. Mohammed promised to review the issue with the relevant MFA officials but to date we have been unable to elicit any further response from MFA.
KEITH

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