Cablegate: Ilo/Palestinian Resolution: Demarche to Jordan
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UNCLAS AMMAN 002990
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KPAL PREL ELAB IS JO
SUBJECT: ILO/PALESTINIAN RESOLUTION: DEMARCHE TO JORDAN
REF: SECSTATE 107848
1. Per reftel, on June 5 PolCouns delivered ref points to
Ali al-Ayed, Personal Assistant to the Foreign Minister.
PolCouns emphasized that the draft resolution on the
situation of workers in the Occupied Territories contains
subjects outside the mandate of the ILO and is an attempt to
politicize the body. He urged Jordan to vote against the
resolution on June 7. Ayed promised to pass our points to
the Foreign Minister and the Ministry of Labor. In addition,
on June 6 POLOFF also contacted the Ministry of Labor.