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Cablegate: Hong Kong Preliminary Response to Apec Demarche

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DE RUEHHK #3128 2140922
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 020922Z AUG 06
FM AMCONSUL HONG KONG
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 8017
INFO RUEHZU/ASIAN PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION

UNCLAS HONG KONG 003128

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/CM
STATE FOR EAP/RSP/TC AND OES/OA
USTR FOR STRATFORD AND ALTBACH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON ETRD APECO HK
SUBJECT: HONG KONG PRELIMINARY RESPONSE TO APEC DEMARCHE

REF: STATE 121653

Econoff delivered reftel demarche to Hong Kong Trade and
Industry Department (TID) Assistant Director General Petty
Lai on July 26. On August 2, Lai told Econoff that draft
text on the IPR guidelines was already complete and commented
the situation with the Counter Terrorism Task Force (CTTF)
was "difficult," especially regarding the issue of the CTTF
Chairman position. Lai said that TID was still consulting
other Hong Kong Government bureaus and departments on the
other specific demarche points and would send a written
response to us as soon as possible.
Sakaue

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