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Cablegate: Netherlands/Convention Against Torture: Dutch Will

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DE RUEHTC #1462 2190642
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O 070642Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY THE HAGUE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9963
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UNCLAS THE HAGUE 001462

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL UNGA
SUBJECT: NETHERLANDS/CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE: DUTCH WILL
SUPPORT GAER IN GENEVA

REF: SECSTATE 107679

1. The Netherlands plan to support the re-nomination of U.S.
Candidate Ms. Felice Gaer to the United Nations Committee
Against Torture. Poloff delivered dipnote and reftel points
to MFA Policy Officer in the Human Rights and Peacebuilding
Department Meline Arakelian. Arakelian informed poloff that
"the Netherlands will support her candidacy in Geneva on
October 8."
GALLAGHER

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