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Cablegate: Demarche to Gdrc On Sadc Position On Human Cloning

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UNCLAS KINSHASA 001971

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: TBIO XA CG UNGA KSCI
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE TO GDRC ON SADC POSITION ON HUMAN CLONING
BAN

REF: SECSTATE 226987

1. (U) Poloff delivered reftel demarche to Djoli Eseng Ekeli,
Deputy Cabinet Director to FonMin Ramazani, on October 22,
2004. Ekeli indicated that the GDRC maintained its support
for the U.S. co-sponsored Costa Rican resolution calling for
a convention to ban all human cloning. He explained that the
Ministry of Health would be informed of the official
government position supporting a ban on all types of human
cloning, not just reproductive cloning, and directed to
follow this position.

2. (U) Additionally, CDC has delivered U.S. position paper
and supporting materials to the Director of Cabinet at the
Ministry of Health.
MEECE

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