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Cablegate: Armenian Response to Cuba's Un Resolution

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

UNCLAS YEREVAN 002242

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

DEPT FOR EUR/CACEN, WHA/CCA, IO/UNP, USUN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL ETRD CU AM UNGA
SUBJECT: ARMENIAN RESPONSE TO CUBA'S UN RESOLUTION
AGAINST THE EMBARGO

REF: STATE 215870

(U) Sensitive But Unclassified. Please protect
accordingly.

(SBU) We delivered reftel demarche October 8.
Tigran Samvelian, Counselor in the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs' Department of International
Organizations, stated that Armenia would likely
follow its previous voting pattern and vote with the
European Union in this matter. While he felt
certain Armenia would not vote against the
resolution, he held open the possibility of an
Armenian abstention and stated that he would discuss
this possibility with his superiors.
EVANS

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