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Cablegate: Reply Demarche Biotech Votes.

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DE RUEHWR #1063 2891338
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 161338Z OCT 09
FM AMEMBASSY WARSAW
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 9042
RUEHRC/DEPT OF AGRICULTURE WASHDC
RUEHBS/USEU BRUSSELS
RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS WARSAW 001063

STATE FOR EEB/TPP/ABT, EUR/ERA
STATE PASS TO USTR
USDA FOR FAS/OSTA PORTER; OCRA/NENON, KOWALSKI
BRUSSELS FOR AG MINISTER COUNSELOR,
EU MEMBER STATES FOR AGR AND ECON

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR ECON ETRD EUN TBIO SP
SUBJECT: REPLY DEMARCHE BIOTECH VOTES.

REF: STATE 106819

1. Poland will vote against biotech variety approvals reftel at the
Agriculture Council and the Standing Committee on Food Chain
meetings scheduled October 19. This vote conforms to the Polish
Council of Minister's decision of December 2008 to vote against all
biotech events at the EU level, confirmed by Prime Minister Tusk.
AgCounselor delivered demarche to AgMinistry Department of Animal
and Feed Products, Director, Wojciech Wotyra, October 15.

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