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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered - Un General Assembly, Third Committee

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DE RUEHBD #0263 3080758
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 040758Z NOV 09
FM AMEMBASSY BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4692
INFO RUCNASE/ASEAN MEMBER COLLECTIVE
RUEHGVA/USMISSION GENEVA 0107
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK

UNCLAS BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN 000263

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DEPT FOR EAP/MTS/COPPOLAMG, IO/HR/NEVILLEC, DRL/MLGA/SIBILLAC

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM UN BX
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED - UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY, THIRD COMMITTEE
2009 PRIORITIES

REF: SECSTATE 108921

1. (SBU) DCM delivered reftel demarche to Florence Chong, Director,
International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
(MFAT). Particular emphasis was placed on cooperation with U.S. on
human rights issues, OIC defamation of religion resolution, and
improving UN voting coincidence. Ms. Chong did not have immediate
response but did state that the MFAT, including senior leadership,
is carefully considering USG position. Embassy will continue to
engage with MFAT and will report further updates via septel.

TODD

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