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Cablegate: Ukraine Will Co-Sponsor Unhrc Draft On Freedom Of

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P 251442Z SEP 09
FM AMEMBASSY KYIV
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8459
INFO RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 0201
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0066

UNCLAS KYIV 001647

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DEPT FOR IO/RHS NEVILLE AND OSTERMEIER AND DRL/MLGA SICADE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL UP UN
SUBJECT: UKRAINE WILL CO-SPONSOR UNHRC DRAFT ON FREEDOM OF
EXPRESSION

REF: A. A) KYIV 1558
B. B) STATE 93373

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1. (U) This is an action request. See paragraph 4.

2. (SBU) We received notification from the Ukrainian MFA desk
officer responsible for the UN Human Rights Council, Svitlana
Pereverten, that the GOU will co-sponsor the USG's draft
resolution on freedom of expression (reftels).

3. (SBU) Ms. Pereverten requested information regarding the
USG position on the Gaza conflict report that will be
considered by the Council on September 29.

4. (SBU) Action request: We request guidance about the USG
position on the Gaza conflict report that is releasable to
the GOU.
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