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Cablegate: Iraq: Mission Conveys Points On Chr to The

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UNCLAS COLOMBO 000486

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

DEPARTMENT FOR SA/INS AND IO

E.O. 12958: DECL: N/A
TAGS: PREL PARM PHUM CE MV IZ UN
SUBJECT: Iraq: Mission conveys points on CHR to the
Sri Lankan and Maldivian governments

Refs: (A) State 75513

- (B) State 74016

1. (U) This message is Sensitive But Unclassified --
Please handle accordingly.

2. (SBU) Per Reftels, Mission conveyed on March 22 the
talking points on not interrupting the Commission on
Human Rights (CHR) for a special sitting on Iraq to the
Sri Lankan government. The GSL has not yet replied to
our points, but we expect it to be sympathetic to this
request.

WILLS

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