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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Eu Participation at Unesco

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UNCLAS QUITO 000856

SIPDIS

PARIS PLEASE PASS TO US MISSION UNESCO

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL AORC SCUL EC
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: EU PARTICIPATION AT UNESCO
NEGOTIATIONS ON CULTURAL DIVERSITY

REF: SECSTATE 67937

1. PolOff delivered reftel points via Diplomatic Note on
August 14 to Dack Martinez of the MFA's Office of Special
Organizations. In a meeting on April 18, Martinez told
PolOff that Ecuador, along with GRULAC, would oppose as
improper the EU member states proposal to grant European
Community enhanced participation rights in the negotiations
on the draft Cultural Diversity Convention. Martinez said
the GOE believes only individual countries should be allowed
to participate.
KENNEY

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