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Cablegate: Unga Resolution Condemning Rape

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DE RUEHBJ #7102 3180942
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 140942Z NOV 07
FM AMEMBASSY BEIJING
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3436
INFO RUEHOO/CHINA POSTS COLLECTIVE PRIORITY

UNCLAS BEIJING 007102

SIPDIS

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SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL AORC KWMN SOCI UNGA CH
SUBJECT: UNGA RESOLUTION CONDEMNING RAPE

REF: A. A) STATE 155063
B. B) STATE 145641
C. C) BEIJING 6730
D. D) STATE 135255
E. E) BEIJING 6318

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(SBU) Poloff on November 13 conveyed to the MFA ref A points
urging China to instruct its UN delegation to vote against
any amendments to the U.S.-proposed UN General Assembly
resolution condemning rape as a tool for political and
military objectives and to support the resolution without any
amendments. MFA Department of International Organizations
and Conferences Division of Specialized UN Agencies Director
Yang Shaokun said that he would need to research the
background to our request, but that our views would receive
serious consideration.
PICCUTA

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