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Cablegate: Canada: No in-Kind Contributions Planned

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UNCLAS OTTAWA 001120

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREF PREL PHUM IZ CA CIDA
SUBJECT: CANADA: NO IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS PLANNED

REF: A. STATE 91561 B. STATE 89192 C. OTTAWA 1026

(U) We delivered ref A talking points to Norman Mcdonnell,
Chief of Operations for International Humanitarian Assistance
at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) on
April 11. In a follow-up discussion on April 15, Mcdonnell
told poloff that Canada is not presently planning any in-kind
contributions of relief supplies to the Iraq humanitarian
response. Canada has previously announced it will make cash
contributions totaling approximately U.S. $70 million to Iraq
relief efforts (ref C).

CELLUCCI

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