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Cablegate: Ottawa: Goc Policy On Iraq Debt

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS OTTAWA 001237

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EFIN CA IZ IMF
SUBJECT: OTTAWA: GOC POLICY ON IRAQ DEBT

REF: STATE 108252

(SBU) Post delivered reftel message to Bruce Rayfuse,
Director, International Finance and Economic Analysis at the
Department of Finance. He said Canada is "open to generous
treatment for Iraq" but will wait for IMF guidance. He noted
that Canada has exposure of about C$880 million (owed to the
Wheat Board). Most is interest accrued since the 1980s.

CELLUCCI

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