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Cablegate: Spain Supports Revised Draft Unsc Resolution On

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UNCLAS MADRID 002844

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL SU SP UNSC
SUBJECT: SPAIN SUPPORTS REVISED DRAFT UNSC RESOLUTION ON
DARFUR

REF: STATE 159921

(U) We delivered points on the revised UNSC draft resolution
on Darfur (reftel) on July 23 to UN Affairs Deputy Director
General Juan Manuel Linares at the Spanish Ministry of
Foreign Affairs. Linares told us that Spain would support
the UNSC resolution on Darfur because it outlined an action
timetable; improved the language on sanctions against
Jingaweit leaders and their associates; and urged the
Government of Sudan to uphold N'Djamena Ceasefire Agreement
and allow humanitarian access. Linares also said that he
expected that new draft would ease the concerns of China,
Algeria, and Pakistan about placing sanctions on the
Jingaweit.
MANZANARES

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