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Cablegate: Bulgaria: Goldstone Report Demarche Delivered

VZCZCXRO9898
RR RUEHIK
DE RUEHSF #0585 2871428
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 141428Z OCT 09
FM AMEMBASSY SOFIA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 6404
INFO RUEHZL/EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 1069
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 0327

UNCLAS SOFIA 000585

SIPDIS

FOR IO/RHS, KELLY RAZZOUK AND CARI ENAV; IO/UNP, ANDREW
MORRISON; NEA/IPA, JEFFREY GIAUQUE; USUN/NY, AMY
SCHEDLBAUER AND ELLEN GERMAIN; AND GENEVA, MARC CASSAYRE

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

REF: SECSTATE 106423

We delivered reftel demarche to Rakovski Lashev, Head of the
Human Rights Unit at the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign
Affairs on October 14. Lashev said the Bulgarian government
shares our belief that the Goldstone report should be dealt
with in the Human Rights Council and he would immediately
pass along our request to his superiors and to the Bulgarian
delegation in New York. Lashev reaffirmed Bulgaria's full
support of U.S. efforts in pressing for a comprehensive peace
accord for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

ORDWAY

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