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Cablegate: Singapore to Support Unesco Holocaust Remembrance

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TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4247
INFO RUCNARF/ASEAN REGIONAL FORUM COLLECTIVE
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RUEHFR/USMISSION UNESCO PARIS 0003

UNCLAS SINGAPORE 001906

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TAGS: PGOV PREL SOCI UNESCO SN
SUBJECT: SINGAPORE TO SUPPORT UNESCO HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE
RESOLUTION

REF: STATE 99959

In response to reftel demarche delivered July 19, York Chor
Tan, Director of the International Organizations Directorate
with the MFA told us Singapore intends to co-sponsor UN
Resolution 61/255 that condemns any denial of the Holocaust.
Singapore returned to full membership in UNESCO October 8,
after having withdrawn from the organization for a 22-year
period.

Visit Embassy Singapore's Classified website:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eap/singapore/ind ex.cfm
HERBOLD

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