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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Opposing Unga Resolutions With

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FOR EAP/MTS AND IO/UNP ANDREW MORRISON

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

REF: STATE 123081

(SBU) Poloff conveyed reftel demarche points, seeking
Malaysia's support for opposing three specific UN resolutions
directed against Israel and pursuing the reduction of
one-sided anti-Israel resolutions, to Nur Ayuni Zainal
Abudin, Assistant Secretary for the UN in the Malaysian
Foreign Ministry's Multilateral Political Division, on
November 24. Ayuni did not provide any immediate feedback.
We will report back any subsequent response. Post notes that
Malaysia has a history of supporting almost all resolutions
directed against Israel, including three similar resolutions
that were proposed at last year's UNGA.
KEITH

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