Cablegate: Bahrain: Opposing Cuba's Un Resolution Against
UNCLAS MANAMA 001595
STATE FOR NEA/ARPI, WHA/CCA/, IO/UNP
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL ETRD BA CU UNGA
SUBJECT: BAHRAIN: OPPOSING CUBA'S UN RESOLUTION AGAINST
REF: STATE 215870
1. (U) Pol/Econ chief delivered reftel demarche October 12
on opposing Cuba's UN resolution against the embargo to MFA
Director for International Organizations Ghassan Shaikho.
Shaikho said that Bahrain always votes in favor of the
resolution because of Cuba's steadfast support for
resolutions of concern to the Arab countries. That said, he
pledged that the Bahraini mission would work to remove or
moderate anti-U.S. language in the Cuban resolution.