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Cablegate: Ottawa: Goc Policy On Iraq Debt

Published: Thu 1 May 2003 09:09 PM
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UNCLAS OTTAWA 001237
SIPDIS
SENSITIVE
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EFIN CA IZ IMF
SUBJECT: OTTAWA: GOC POLICY ON IRAQ DEBT
REF: STATE 108252
(SBU) Post delivered reftel message to Bruce Rayfuse,
Director, International Finance and Economic Analysis at the
Department of Finance. He said Canada is "open to generous
treatment for Iraq" but will wait for IMF guidance. He noted
that Canada has exposure of about C$880 million (owed to the
Wheat Board). Most is interest accrued since the 1980s.
CELLUCCI
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