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Cablegate: Latvia: Points On Us Candidate for Un Committee Against

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL UNGA LG
SUBJECT: LATVIA: POINTS ON US CANDIDATE FOR UN COMMITTEE AGAINST
TORTURE DELIVERED

REF: STATE 107679

1. PolEconOff delivered reftel diplomatic note and talking points
August 14 to Liga Rozeniece, Head of the MFA's International
Organizations Division, and urged the GOL to look favorably on
Felice Gaer's candidacy for the United Nations Committee Against
Torture. Rozeniece responded that the GOL has not yet decided whom
it will support. She promised to contact Post with a more detailed
response as information becomes available.

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