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Nonaligned group eases a resolve on Falklands

Nonaligned foreign ministers meeting in Havana will be presented with a toned-down draft declaration on the Falklands dispute, following pressure from Caribbean nations, a Latin American diplomat said. Delegates will also hear a speech from Argentine Foreign Minister Nicanor Costa Mendez.

The diplomat, speaking during the first day of a three-day nonaligned ministerial meeting here, said Jamaica and Guyana had objected to strong condemnation of Britain and the United States in the original Cuban draft.

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Latin American and Caribbean representatives had agreed to moderate the tone of the original draft at a private meeting on the sidelines of the conference, the diplomat added.

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