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Cablegate: Finland: Day of Solidarity with Cuban People

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RR RUEHAG RUEHAST RUEHBW RUEHDA RUEHDF RUEHFL RUEHIK RUEHKW RUEHLA
RUEHLN RUEHLZ RUEHPOD RUEHROV RUEHSR RUEHVK RUEHYG
DE RUEHHE #0224 1421309
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 211309Z MAY 08
FM AMEMBASSY HELSINKI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4325
INFO RUEHZL/EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE
RUEHUB/USINT HAVANA 0008

UNCLAS HELSINKI 000224

SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/CCA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM KDEM PREL EUN KPAO SOCI CU FI
SUBJECT: FINLAND: DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH CUBAN PEOPLE

REF: A. STATE 51536

B. STATE 46997
C. STATE 45792

In support of a day of solidarity with the Cuban
People (reftels), Post will place an op-ed in a major
local newspaper based on the text provided Ref A. We
are also working with Helsinki University (HU),
the local business community, and the Caisa
Intercultural Foundation to sponsor cultural and
other awareness activities regarding the human rights
situation in Cuba. A highlight of this will be a DVC
roundtable discussin either in the summer or early
fall for academis and/or business leaders with WHA
Cuba Transitin Coordinator Caleb McCarry, sponsored
by either U or the local AmCham.
BARRETT

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