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Cablegate: Singapore to Abstain On Unga Plenary Votes On

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P 110931Z DEC 07
FM AMEMBASSY SINGAPORE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4570
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0153
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RUEHWL/AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON 1402

UNCLAS SINGAPORE 002181

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DRL/MLGA - GIANNI PAZ

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PGOV UNGA
SUBJECT: SINGAPORE TO ABSTAIN ON UNGA PLENARY VOTES ON
COUNTRY-SPECIFIC RESOLUTIONS

REF: A. STATE 163935

B. STATE 161770
C. STATE 145641

(SBU) Singapore will abstain from voting on the four UN Third
Committee country-specific human rights resolutions on Iran,
Belarus, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea and Burma in
the UNGA Plenary, MFA International Organizations Directorate
Deputy Director Jophie Tang advised us on December 10. Ms.
Tang said that Singapore usually follows the same voting
pattern in the UNGA Plenary that was used in the Third
Committee.

Visit Embassy Singapore's Classified website:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eap/singapore/ind ex.cfm
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