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Cablegate: Demarche Regarding the U.N. General Assembly Draft

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DE RUEHNR #4425 3171318
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P 131318Z NOV 07
FM AMEMBASSY NAIROBI
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3414

UNCLAS NAIROBI 004425

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IO/RHS, AMY LUM AND AMY OSTERMEIR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL UNGA
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE REGARDING THE U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY DRAFT
RESOLUTION, "CONDEMNING THE USE OF RAPE AS AN INSTRUMENT OF
STATE POLICY"

REF: A. STATE 155063

B. NAIROBI 04247

1. (SBU) As per reftel B, the GOK informed post via
Diplomatic Note, dated October 2nd, stating, "Complimentary
opening - Has the honour to refer to the latter's request for
Kenya to support its Resolution on, "Condemning the use of
Rape as an Instrument of State Policy," to be tabled at the
United Nations General Assembly. The Ministry is happy to
inform that the Government of Kenya will support this
Resolution. Complimentary Close".
RANNEBERGER

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