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Cablegate: Demarche On Opposing Unga Resolutions With

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TAGS: PREL UNGA IS TD
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ON OPPOSING UNGA RESOLUTIONS WITH
ANTI-ISRAEL BIAS

REF: A. STATE 159386
B. USUN NEW YORK 1108

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1. (SBU) PolChief met December 3 with MFA Multilateral
Affairs official Kathleen Seenarine presented ref (a) points,
requesting the GOTT vote against, or at least abstain, on
Resolutions 61/22, 61/23, and 61/116. PolChief especially
emphasized the resolution mentioned in ref (b), urging, at a
minimum, an abstention.

2. (SBU) Ms. Seenarine listened attentively to our points,
remarking she was familiar with all the resolutions. She
promised that our concerns would be given close attention.

3. (SBU) Comment: We will remain in close touch with MFA
officials on these resolutions pushing for a definitive
response. Any substantive information will be reported.
AUSTIN

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