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Cablegate: Demarche On Unga Cuba Embargo Resolution

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DEPT FOR IO/UNP-MARIZ

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TAGS: CU ETRD PHUM TD UNGA
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ON UNGA CUBA EMBARGO RESOLUTION

REF: STATE 148506

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(SBU) Pol Chief spoke with Susan Gordon, MFA Director of
Multilateral Affairs and presented the points in reftel. Ms.
Gordon thanked Pol Chief for the demarche and stated that the
request to either vote against or abstain on the UNGA
resolution had been duly noted. She then reminded Pol Chief
of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago,s previous support
for the resolution, broadly implying that it would remain the
same.
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