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Cablegate: Mozambique: Unesco Bioethics Declaration Response

Published: Thu 16 Jun 2005 12:25 PM
This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.
UNCLAS MAPUTO 000765
SIPDIS
STATE FOR AF/S - HTREGER AND IO/T - WROBERTS
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: TBIO MZ UNESCO KSCI
SUBJECT: MOZAMBIQUE: UNESCO BIOETHICS DECLARATION RESPONSE
REF: STATE 109242
On June 16, Econ/Poloff delivered reftel demarche to Faruque
Faquira, Head of Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs'
Directorate for International Organizations and Conferences
(DOIC). Faquira stated he would forward the talking points
to the Mozambican Embassy in Paris, who will represent the
GRM at the June 20-24 negotiating session there. Though
Faquira could not respond in detail to USG concerns, he
stated that the GRM did believe reaching consensus on the
draft was important. (Note: Mozambique was elected a member
of the Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee during the 32nd
session of the General Conference. End Note).
La Lime
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