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Cablegate: Canada Coordinating 64th Unga Positions Closely with Us

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SUBJECT: Canada coordinating 64th UNGA positions closely with US

REF: STATE 109397

1. (SBU) Canada is closely coordinating its 64th UN General
Assembly, Third Committee positions on no-action motions,
country-specific resolutions, and the defamation of religions
thematic resolution with the U.S., according to Department of
Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) Human Rights
Policy Division contacts. Post conveyed reftel points to DFAIT
Deputy Director Flavie Major, Human Rights Policy Division and
Senior Policy Advisor Cyndy Nelson, both of whom are currently in
New York. Major promised a more detailed response in the coming
days.
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