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Cablegate: Convention Against Torture Election

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL UNGA IC
SUBJECT: CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE ELECTION

REF: STATE 107679

1. Post presented reftel diplomatic note, CV, and talking points to
Icelandic MFA Counsellor for Human Rights Ingibjorg Davidsdottir
August 3. Davidsdottir responded that the GOI would review the
information in the diplomatic note and CV.

2. Post will reiterate the importance that the U.S. attaches to the
UN Committee Against Torture and to Ms. Felice Gaer's service there
at the next available opportunity.

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