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Cablegate: Dutch Support Eu Resolution On Iran During The

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UNCLAS THE HAGUE 002171

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL IR EU NL UNHRC
SUBJECT: DUTCH SUPPORT EU RESOLUTION ON IRAN DURING THE
UNGA THIRD COMMITTEE

REF: A. SECSTATE 247988

B. BRUSSELS 4112
C. THE HAGUE 2114
D. THE HAGUE 1857

The Netherlands continues to strongly support a third
committee resolution on Iran, and persists in encouraging
other EU member states to agree to put forth such a
resolution (refs c,d). PolOff conveyed reftel to Jeroen van
Drunen, Senior Policy Advisor in the MFA's Human Rights
Department. Van Drunen commented that while there is more
support within the EU for an Iran resolution now than at the
same time last year, much reluctance remains in the
Mediterranean states. He expects a decision in early
September.
SOBEL

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