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Cablegate: Goldstone Report Demarche Delivered

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ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 140922Z OCT 09
FM AMEMBASSY MANILA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 5430
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA IMMEDIATE 2308
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 0332
INFO RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS MANILA 002163

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR IO/RHS (K RAZZOUK, C ENAV), IO/UNP (A
MORRISON), NEA/IPA (J GIAUQUE); USUN FOR A SCHEDLBAUER;
GENEVA FOR M CASSAYRE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM PTER IS KPAL RP
SUBJECT: GOLDSTONE REPORT DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: STATE 106423

1. On October 14, POLCOUNS delivered Reftel talking points on
the Goldstone Report to two senior Philippine Department of
Foreign Affairs (DFA) officials. Assistant Secretaries Evan
Garcia (International Organizations Affairs) and Lori
Yparraguirre (American Affairs) said that they fully
understood our views and pledged to coordinate with their UN
delegations in New York and Geneva. Garcia and Yparraguirre
further said that they would inform post once they had
discussed the Report with senior DFA officials.
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