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Cablegate: Unga Demarches On Human Rights in Turkmenistan,

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UNCLASSIFIED

SIPDIS
TELEGRAM November 23, 2003


To: No Action Addressee

Action: Unknown

From: AMEMBASSY ABU DHABI (ABU DHABI 5056 - UNKNOWN)

TAGS: PHUM, PREL

Captions: None

Subject: UNGA DEMARCHES ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN TURKMENISTAN, CERD
CANDIDATE RALPH BOYD, AND IRAN RESOLUTION

Ref: None
_________________________________________________________________
UNCLAS ABU DHABI 05056

SIPDIS
CXABU:
ACTION: POL
INFO: RSO AMB DCM P/M ECON

DISSEMINATION: POL
CHARGE: PROG

APPROVED: CDA:RALBRIGHT
DRAFTED: POL:SRADDANT
CLEARED: POL:JMAYBURY

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DE RUEHAD #5056 3270904
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 230904Z NOV 03
FM AMEMBASSY ABU DHABI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2473
INFO RUEHDI/AMCONSUL DUBAI 3540
RUEHEE/ARAB LEAGUE COLLECTIVE
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 1168
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 0539

UNCLAS ABU DHABI 005056

SIPDIS

STATE FOR IO/SHA-SMEHRA AND JBOTJER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: UN UNGA UNGA PHUM PREL IR TX TC
SUBJECT: UNGA DEMARCHES ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN TURKMENISTAN,
CERD CANDIDATE RALPH BOYD, AND IRAN RESOLUTION

REF: (A) STATE 321136 (B) STATE 318063 (C) STATE 309039

1. Embassy delivered ref A (UNGA Resolution on Human Rights
in Turkmenistan) talking points to the MFA Department of
American, European and Oceanic Affairs on November 22. We
requested that these be forwarded to the MFA Director for
International Organizations, who is currently out of
country, as well as any other appropriate person at MFA who
can address the issue. Poloff will follow up to try to
schedule a meeting to deliver the demarche in person, and
forward the UAEG response.

2. Embassy delivered ref B (Support for the UNGA Third
Committee Iran Resolution) talking points to the MFA
Department of American, European and Oceanic Affairs on
November 16. According to the United Nations Website, the
resolution passed 73 to 49, with 50 abstentions. UAE
abstained.

3. Embassy delivered ref C (UNGA CERD Candidate Ralph Boyd)
dipnote and CV on November 12. After trying for several
days to schedule an appointment with the MFA Director for
International Organizations (who has been out of country),
we delivered the talking points to the MFA Office of
American, European and Oceanic Affairs on November 22,
requesting that the points be forwarded to the
International Organizations director or another appropriate
recipient.

ALBRIGHT

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