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Cablegate: Yerevan Demarche Response: December 2009 Un Vote

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DE RUEHYE #0836 3420557
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FM AMEMBASSY YEREVAN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 9800

UNCLAS YEREVAN 000836

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL UNGA KPAL IS SY LE AM
SUBJECT: YEREVAN DEMARCHE RESPONSE: DECEMBER 2009 UN VOTE
ON "DEFAMATION OF RELIGIONS"

REF: SECSTATE 122641

On 07 December 2009, PolOff delivered reftel demarche to
Nouneh Zastoukhova, the acting head of the Armenian Ministry
of Foreign Affairs' United Nations desk. While Zastoukhova
was unable to give PolOff a firm answer regarding Armenia's
position on reftel vote, she confirmed that the appropriate
MFA deputy minister would see the demarche (para 5 reftel),
and send instructions to the Armenian UN mission as soon as
possible.
YOVANOVITCH

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