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Cablegate: Uganda: Goldstone Vote Result Demarche Delivered

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHKM #1308 3170525
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 130525Z NOV 09
FM AMEMBASSY KAMPALA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 1943
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0148
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 1053

UNCLAS KAMPALA 001308

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

AF/FO JUN BANDO, AF/RSA LEARNED DEES

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KPAL PRE PHUM UNGA PTER UG
SUBJECT: UGANDA: GOLDSTONE VOTE RESULT DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: STATE 155531

(SBU) Poloff reported the Goldstone vote results to Ministry
of Foreign Affairs Multilateral Affairs Officer Issac
Sebulime on November 10 per reftel, and thanked the
Government of Uganda for abstaining on the vote. Sebulime
reiterated Uganda's policy of abstaining on
"politically-motivated" resolutions in the UNGA, noting also
that this particular report was hundreds of pages long and
that Uganda cannot analyze human rights questions beyond the
region of East Africa.
LANIER

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