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Cablegate: Guatemala Demarched On Security Council Open

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UNCLAS GUATEMALA 000802

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PARM IZ GT UNSC
SUBJECT: GUATEMALA DEMARCHED ON SECURITY COUNCIL OPEN
SESSION ON IRAQ

REF: STATE 77740

1. (SBU) The Embassy raised reftel talking points with MFA
Deputy Director General for Multilateral Affairs Marco Tulio
Chicas, in the absence of more senior officials. Chicas took
note of our concerns and promised to immediately relay our
points to the Guatemalan PermRep in New York.

2. (SBU) The Ambassador subsequently urged Guatemalan
participation in the UNSC open session on Iraq. Vice
Minister Perez confirmed that Guatemala will speak in support
of US/UK. Guatemala is number 42 on the list of speakers.
HAMILTON

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