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Cablegate: Singapore Official Response to Unga Third

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SUBJECT: SINGAPORE OFFICIAL RESPONSE TO UNGA THIRD
COMMITTEE DEMARCHE

REF: A. STATE 93981
B. SINGAPORE 960

(SBU) Singapore believes it is not appropriate to discuss and
vote on country-specific human-rights resolutions in the UN
General Assembly, MFA International Organizations Deputy
Director Daryl Sng told POLOFF, in giving Singapore's
official response to reftel demarche on September 17. (Note:
In the past, Singapore has consistently abstained on
country-specific human-rights resolutions in the UNGA. End
Note. ) Sng added that Singapore would reserve judgment on
any thematic resolutions until it had seen the full draft
text for each resolution.

Visit Embassy Singapore's Classified website:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eap/singapore/ind ex.cfm
HERBOLD

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