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Cablegate: Instruction: Report of the Special Committee To

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TO USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 3723

UNCLAS STATE 118651

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM UNGA IS WE GZ SY
SUBJECT: INSTRUCTION: REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO
INVESTIGATE ISRAELI PRACTICES IN THE UNGA FOURTH COMMITTEE

1. This is an action request. See paragraphs 2-6.

2. USDel is instructed to vote against the resolution
entitled "Work of the Special Committee to Investigate
Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the
Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied
Territories."

3. USDel is instructed to vote against the resolution
entitled "Applicability of the Geneva Conventions Relative
to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of
12 August 1949, to the Occupied Palestinian Territory,
including East Jerusalem, and the Other Occupied Arab
Territories."

4. USDel is instructed to vote against the resolution
entitled "Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Palestinian
Territory, including East Jerusalem and the Occupied
Syrian Golan."

5. USDel is instructed to vote against the resolution
entitled "Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of
the Palestinian People in the Occupied Palestinian
Territory, including East Jerusalem."

6. USDel is instructed to abstain from voting on the
resolution entitled "The Occupied Syrian Golan."
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