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Cablegate: U.S. Draft Resolution Condemning the Use of Rape

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INFO RUCNDTA/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 1853

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FOR IO/RHS; LINDA LUM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC UNGA PHUM KWMN SOCI CO
SUBJECT: U.S. DRAFT RESOLUTION CONDEMNING THE USE OF RAPE
AS AN INSTRUMENT OF STATE POLICY DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: STATE 135255

1. On September 26 Econoff verbally delivered reftel talking
points to the Colombian Ministry of External Relations (MRE)
North America Desk Coordinator Patricia Cortes and provided
Cortes with the text of the draft resolution. Cortes said
she would raise reftel issue with the appropriate GOC
agencies. On October 12 Cortes said the GOC did not have a
response on the reftel issue.
Brownfield

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