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Cablegate: Demarches Delivered: Cuba Embargo Resolution And

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SUBJECT: DEMARCHES DELIVERED: CUBA EMBARGO RESOLUTION AND
AMENDMENT

REF: A. STATE 184156
B. STATE 182099

1. Poloff delivered reftel demarches to Charn Jullamon,
Director of the Peace, Security and Disarmament Division at
the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Regarding the
resolution, Mr. Charn indicated that Thailand will vote as it
did last year, which is "to support but not co-sponsor" the
resolution proposed by Cuba. Regarding the Australian
amendment, Mr. Charn noted that Thailand believes that the
proposed amendment is "not relevant" to the resolution, and
therefore they "need to be separated." Mr. Charn explained
that due to this technicality, Thailand will abstain from
supporting the amendment.
BOYCE

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