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Cablegate: Canada Supportive On Un Harmonization Of

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SUBJECT: CANADA SUPPORTIVE ON UN HARMONIZATION OF
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

REF: STATE 129988

1. (SBU) Canada is "broadly" supportive of the U.S. position
outlined in reftel, according to Department of Foreign
Affairs and International Trade international organization
policy advisor Bronwyn May. May promised a more detailed
response on December 19. May emphasized that Canada does
attach importance to the harmonization issue and the need to
address it during the current UN General Assembly session.

Visit Canada,s Economy and Environment Forum at
http://www.intelink.gov/communities/state/can ada

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