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Cablegate: Demarche On Human Rights Certification Delivered

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

UNCLAS BOGOTA 009206

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM CO
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ON HUMAN RIGHTS CERTIFICATION DELIVERED
TO MFA

REF: A. SECSTATE 181849
B. BOGOTA 8687

1. Embassy reiterated reftels demarche and explained the US
human rights certification process and special cases of
concern to Acting FM Jaime Giron on September 7. Giron
expressed the GOC's commitment to facilitating the
certification process and said he would pass our specific
concerns to FM Carolina Barco, who is currently in Europe.

2. The same concerns were passed by Under Secretary of State
for Political Affairs Marc Grossman to President Uribe and
Vice-President Santos on September 9 during U/S Grossman's
visit to Colombia (septels).
DRUCKER

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