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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered, Panama Thanked for Unga Votes On No

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E.O. 12958: DECL: 2019/11/13
TAGS: PREL UN PM
SUBJECT: Demarche Delivered, Panama Thanked for UNGA Votes on No
Action, Country-Specific Motions

REF: STATE 116264

CLASSIFIED BY: Stephenson, Ambassador; REASON: 1.4(B), (D)

1. (C) Poloff delivered a message of thanks to the Office
Director of International Organization and Conferences in the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Delia Villamonte, for Panama's
recent vote against no action motions and "yes" vote on
country-specific human rights motions in the UN General Assembly.

2. (SBU) Included in the message of thanks was a suggestion
that Panama lobby other countries in the region to support the same
positions on these issues that Panama has taken.
STEPHENSON

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