Search

 

Cablegate: Bhutan Approached On Opposing Unga Plenary

VZCZCXRO7671
OO RUEHAST RUEHBI RUEHCI RUEHLH RUEHPW RUEHROV
DE RUEHNE #5254 3441112
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 101112Z DEC 07
FM AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9636
INFO RUCNCLS/ALL SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIA COLLECTIVE
RUEHXK/ARAB ISRAELI COLLECTIVE
RUEHTV/AMEMBASSY TEL AVIV 0621
RUEHUNV/USMISSION UNVIE VIENNA 1350
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 5780
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 7429

UNCLAS NEW DELHI 005254

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR SCA/INS, DRL

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL KPAL KWBG PHUM PREF UNGA IS IN
SUBJECT: BHUTAN APPROACHED ON OPPOSING UNGA PLENARY
RESOLUTIONS WITH ANTI-ISREALI BIAS

REF: STATE 164424

1. (U) Poloff delivered ref A talking points to Royal
Government of Bhutan (RGOB) First Secretary Karma Choeda on
December 7, reinforcing the USG desire that the RGOB abstain
from voting to continue the mandate for the three UN
Committees named in ref A. Choeda affirmed that he would
raise the issue with officials in Thimphu and advised USUN
communicate directly with the Bhutanese Mission in NY for
faster results.
MULFORD

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 


UN News: Monkeypox Outbreak Can Still Be Contained, Insists UN Health Agency
The monkeypox outbreak that has been reported in 16 countries and several regions of the world can still be contained and the overall risk of transmission is low, the UN health agency said on Tuesday...
More>>


UN: “COVID-19 Is Not Over”, Tedros Warns World Health Assembly
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) told global health Ministers on Sunday that although reported COVID-19 cases and deaths have declined significantly, it is not time to lower the guard... More>>



UN: Bachelet Calls On Mexico To Step Up Efforts As Tragic Milestone Reached Of More Than 100,000 Disappearances

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday called on the Mexican authorities to step up efforts to ensure truth and justice for victims of disappearances, who now number more than 100,000, according to official data... More>>


Access Now: Elon Musk’s Twitter Buyout Must Not Come At The Expense Of Human Rights

Following today’s announcement that Elon Musk will acquire complete ownership of Twitter in a cash sale of around 44 billion USD, pending shareholder approval, Access Now urges Twitter’s Board, employees, and shareholders... More>>



UN: Biodiversity And Ecosystem Protection Highlighted On Mother Earth Day

Marking International Mother Earth Day, UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid urged on Friday, for collective action to safeguard biodiversity and protect ecosystems... More>>

Ukraine: Hundreds More Reach Safety After Fleeing Besieged Mariupol
In Ukraine, humanitarians said on Wednesday that hundreds of people have managed to reach safety after fleeing Mariupol, where there’s also been condemnation for the killing of Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravicius... More>>