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Cablegate: Nepal Demarche Delivered: Opposing Unga

VZCZCXRO0132
OO RUEHCI
DE RUEHKT #1238 3310830
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 260830Z NOV 08
FM AMEMBASSY KATHMANDU
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9486
INFO RUEHBJ/AMEMBASSY BEIJING PRIORITY 6728
RUEHLM/AMEMBASSY COLOMBO PRIORITY 7021
RUEHKA/AMEMBASSY DHAKA PRIORITY 2334
RUEHIL/AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD PRIORITY 5067
RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON PRIORITY 6256
RUEHNE/AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI PRIORITY 2735
RUEHCI/AMCONSUL KOLKATA PRIORITY 4377
RHMFIUU/CDR USPACOM HONOLULU HI PRIORITY
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHDC PRIORITY
RHEFDIA/DIA WASHDC PRIORITY
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC PRIORITY
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 3375

UNCLAS KATHMANDU 001238

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL UNGA IS PA LE SY NP
SUBJECT: NEPAL DEMARCHE DELIVERED: OPPOSING UNGA
RESOLUTIONS WITH ANTI-ISRAEL BIAS

REF: STATE 123081

(SBU) On November 26, Emboff conveyed the U.S. request for
Nepal to oppose, abstain, or be absent from votes on
resolutions with anti-Israel bias at the UN General Assembly
as per reftel to Rita Dhital, Section Officer for UN and
International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs. Post will report septel should the MFA inform us of
any change to Nepal's general practice to abstain or be
absent from votes.
BERRY

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