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Cablegate: Canada Will Donate to Unrwa's Reconstruction And

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P 091909Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY OTTAWA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8593
INFO RUEHAD/AMEMBASSY ABU DHABI PRIORITY 0080
RUEHLB/AMEMBASSY BEIRUT PRIORITY 0217
RUEHBS/AMEMBASSY BRUSSELS PRIORITY 0732
RUEHDO/AMEMBASSY DOHA PRIORITY 0150
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RUEHRH/AMEMBASSY RIYADH PRIORITY 0246
RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO PRIORITY 3372

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STATE FOR WHA/CAN, NEA/ELA, AND PRM/ANE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID PGOV PHUM PREL LE CA
SUBJECT: CANADA WILL DONATE TO UNRWA'S RECONSTRUCTION AND
RELIEF APPEALS IN LEBANON

REF: STATE 106010

(SBU) On October 8 Econoff delivered reftel points to Kathryn
Porter, Senior Policy Advisor, Middle East Peace Process,
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
Porter advised that the GOC is totally in line with USG goals
with regard to the need for funding for Nahr al-Bared refugee
camp. Porter said that as soon as internal deliberations are
complete, the GOC will announce financial support for UNWRA's
emergency appeal and long term goals. She explained that the
GOC is engaged broadly on Palestinian issues and promotes
regional stability in Palestine and Lebanon in part by
providing capacity building assistance to the Lebanese
Palestinian Dialogue Committee.

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