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UNCLAS QUITO 002287
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: KNNP PREL PARM MNUC SUBJECT: ECUADOR LIKELY TO HELP ON NAM RESOLUTION
REF: SECSTATE 176595
1. PolCouns provided reftel points to Amb. Fernando Flores Macias, DirGen for Multilateral Affairs, on August 17. Flores told PolCouns on August 18 that Ecuador's delegation to the NAM meeting in Durban, led by Vice Minister Edwin Johnson, will determine the GoE position on this issue. He pledged to communicate USG concerns to the VM, and noted that NAM resolutions are adopted by consensus. Flores also noted that support for efforts to stem nonproliferation, such as PSI, is an element of Ecuador's foreign policy. KENNEY