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Cablegate: November 2006 Convention On Conventional Weapons

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O 110728Z OCT 06
FM AMEMBASSY MANILA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3417
INFO RHHMUNA/CDRUSPACOM HONOLULU HI IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC//OSD/ISA/AP// IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS MANILA 004304

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SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR L/PM/DEEKS, ISN, PM, AND EAP/MTS
USPACOM ALSO FOR FPA HUSO
SECDEF/OSD/ISA/AP (LAWLESS/TOOLAN/BAILEY)
JOINT STAFF/J5 (WILKES/ROBINSON/CLEMMONS)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MCAP PARM PREL RP
SUBJECT: NOVEMBER 2006 CONVENTION ON CONVENTIONAL WEAPONS

REF: STATE 168629

1. (SBU) Poloff discussed reftel points on October 10 with
the Department of Foreign Affairs' Director for International
Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Jesus Domingo.
Domingo took note of our view that the "opt-in" approach is
the only viable way to reach consensus on an Anti-Vehicle
Mines protocol this year. He promised to review the issue
with Department of National Defense counterparts. Embassy
will pass a separate copy of these points to relevant DND
offices.

Visit Embassy Manila's Classified website:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eap/manila/index. cfm
KENNEY

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