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Cablegate: Croatia to Abstain in Goldstone Vote On February 26

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DEPT FOR EUR/SCE AND IO: COURTNEY MUSSER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IO PHUM UNGA HR
SUBJECT: CROATIA TO ABSTAIN IN GOLDSTONE VOTE ON FEBRUARY 26

REF: SECSTATE 15722

(U) PolOff delivered reftel points on 22 February to Vesna
Vukovic, head of the MFA's UN office. She confirmed on 25
February that Croatia will -- as they did in November 2009 --
abstain on the UNGA vote on Friday, February 26 on a
Palestinian-drafted resolution to follow up on the Goldstone
Report.
FOLEY

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