Cablegate: Canada to Co-Sponsor Cuba Resolution
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UNCLAS OTTAWA 000964
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL CU CA UNCHR
SUBJECT: CANADA TO CO-SPONSOR CUBA RESOLUTION
REF: A. STATE 86002 B. STATE 75175
(U) We delivered ref A talking points to David Olson, Human
Rights Officer for the Americas in DFAIT,s Human Rights,
Humanitarian Affairs and International Women,s Equality
Division, on April 3. Olson said that Canada will co-sponsor
the Cuba resolution. Olson added that, in light of the recent
arrest of dissidents in Cuba, they had hoped to see a more
strongly-worded resolution on Cuba.