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Cablegate: Bahrain: Wto Agriculture Negotiations And

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031306Z Oct 05

UNCLAS MANAMA 001427

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR ECON ETRD KIPR BA WTO
SUBJECT: BAHRAIN: WTO AGRICULTURE NEGOTIATIONS AND
GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

REF: STATE 180474

(U) Pol/Econ chief October 2 delivered reftel demarche
concerning WTO agriculture negotiations and geographical
indications (GI) to MFA Director for International
Organization Affairs Ghassan Shaikho. Shaikho said that, as
he had done with earlier demarches on GIs, he would pass the
information to the Ministry of Commerce, which takes the lead
on WTO issues. We will report septel any substantive comment
from MFA or Commerce.

MONROE

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