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Cablegate: Uncitral Demarche Delivered in Spain

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHMD #2214 3411611
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 071611Z DEC 07
FM AMEMBASSY MADRID
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3922
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0393
RUEHUNV/USMISSION UNVIE VIENNA 0070

UNCLAS MADRID 002214

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

USMISSION UNVIE VIENNA FOR TSMITH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC UNCITRAL UN SP
SUBJECT: UNCITRAL DEMARCHE DELIVERED IN SPAIN

REF: STATE 163356

EconOff delivered reftel demarche to Ministry of Justice
Director for EU and International Organization Affairs,
Francisco Alvarez, on 12/5/07. Alvarez contacted EconOff on
12/07/07 with a preliminary GOS reaction. Alvarez said that,
in principle, Spain shared the USG view that existing
procedural rules should be clarified. Specifically with
respect to how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) could or
should contribute to UNCITRAL work, Spain was, however, still
considering its position.
AGUIRRE

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