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Cablegate: Manila Status On Proposed Global Partnership For

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DE RUEHML #2613 3310855
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 260855Z NOV 08
FM AMEMBASSY MANILA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2534
RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUEHRC/DEPT OF AGRICULTURE WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUEAUSA/DEPT OF HHS WASHDC IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS MANILA 002613

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STATE FOR EEB MIKAEL LURIE AND JANET SPECK
USAID FOR BILL HAMMINK
USDA FOR KIRK MILLER


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV ETRG EAGR TBIO PGOV EAGR RP
SUBJECT: MANILA STATUS ON PROPOSED GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD ACTION REQUEST

REF: SECSTATE 123480

Points were given to the Philippine Department of Agriculture's
Chief of the Policy Unit Noel Padre. Padre needs more time to study
the points and consult with Agriculture Undersecretary Segfredo
Serrano and promised to respond by November 27. His and other
reactions will be reported SEPTEL.

Kenney

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