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Reference ID Created Released Classification Origin
07MANILA2418
2007-07-19 05:38
2011-08-30 01:44
CONFIDENTIAL
Embassy Manila

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SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR G (FERRAO), DRL/MLGA (SICADE), IO/RHS (LEATHAM),
AND EAP/MTS

E.O. 12958: DECL: 07/19/2012
TAGS: PREL KDEM PHUM UNGA CH TW RP
SUBJECT: PHILIPPINES TO CONSIDER U.S. POINTS ON COMMUNITY OF DEMOCRACIES MINISTERIAL INVITATIONS

REF: STATE 98670

Classified By: POL/C Scott Bellard for reasons 1.4 (b) and (d)

¶1. (SBU) In a meeting on July 18 regarding U.S. priorities
for the Community of Democracies Ministerial preparatory
meeting (reftel), Director Leah Ruiz of the Department of
Foreign Affairs’ Office of United Nations and International
Organizations (UNIO) said that the Philippines “had no
problems with the existing consensus,” but added that UNIO,
in consultation with the Philippine Embassy in Washington,
would look more closely at the issue of ministerial
invitations to Russia, Venezuela, Nigeria, and Taiwan.

¶2. (C) Ruiz expressed doubt that the Philippines would
support the invitation of Taiwan as a “special guest.” She
commented on the “significant pressure” from the PRC on
questions involving Taiwan, and offered the general
observation that “China increasingly enters into Philippine
calculations.” Ruiz specifically noted that “abstentions are
no longer seen as neutral by China.”

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