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Cablegate: Unrwa Demarche Delivered

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UNCLAS GUATEMALA 002845

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL KPAL IS GT UNGA
SUBJECT: UNRWA DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: STATE 303844

Due to a local holiday, we delivered reftel demarche to Luis
Carranza, Acting Director for Multilateral Affairs at the
Foreign Ministry on November 3. Carranza was aware of the
Fourth Committee vote, scheduled for November 7, and welcomed
our draft resolution as he is currently putting together
position papers. Carranza said that Guatemala agrees in
principle with our efforts to streamline and revitalize the
UNGA, but had not yet made a decision about co-sponsoring the
consolidated UNRWA resolution.
HAMILTON

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