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Cablegate: Latvia's Unga Goals and Priorities

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ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 191444Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY RIGA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5254
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0107

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL UNGA LG
SUBJECT: LATVIA'S UNGA GOALS AND PRIORITIES

REF: STATE 97114

(U) Poloff delivered reftel demarche to Sarmite Danne, the MFA's
First Secretary - International Organizations. Danne stated that
they would consider the U.S. goals and priorities, and believed
that, because of several major issues including Georgia, the UNGA
session would not be easy. Danne said that the GOL is committed to
EU priorities and the common position, including (in no particular
order) development goals, climate change, human rights and resolving
the situation in Georgia. Danne acknowledged the importance of
following the Serbia/Kosovo issue carefully.

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