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Cablegate: Costa Rica to Support Unga First Committee

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DE RUEHSJ #0794 2772058
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 032058Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY SAN JOSE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0156
INFO RUEHGG/UN SECURITY COUNCIL COLLECTIVE PRIORITY

UNCLAS SAN JOSE 000794

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR WHA/CEN, VCI SHORN, JCONNER, KCRITTENBERGER,
AND ISN BMENOLD.

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM CDG PREL UNGA CS
SUBJECT: COSTA RICA TO SUPPORT UNGA FIRST COMMITTEE
RESOLUTION ON COMPLIANCE

REF: STATE 101817

1. On September 29, we delivered reftel demarche to Carlos
Cordero in the MFA's Department of Disarmament, Terrorism and
Organized Crime. On October 1, Cordero confirmed that Costa
Rica would vote in favor of the U.S. resolution on
compliance. At that time, the MFA had not made a decision
regarding co-sponsorship, but Cordero promised to follow up
when a decision was made.

2. We could not reach Cordero again before the October 3
reporting deadline for an answer on co-sponsorship. However,
Post will report again as soon as the MFA informs us of its
decision.
CIANCHETTE

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