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Cablegate: Demarche On Maintaining Ita Duty-Free Coverage

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PP RUEHGA RUEHHA RUEHQU RUEHVC
DE RUEHOT #0416 0651930
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 061930Z MAR 07
FM AMEMBASSY OTTAWA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5124
INFO RUCNCAN/ALL CANADIAN POSTS COLLECTIVE PRIORITY

UNCLAS OTTAWA 000416

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE PLEASE PASS TO USTR, MELLE AND SULIVAN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON ETRD
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ON MAINTAINING ITA DUTY-FREE COVERAGE
DELIVERED TO CANADA

REF: STATE 22242

(U) Points in Reftel were delivered to Tom Oommen, Acting
Director of Multilateral Market Access at the Department of
Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Mr. Oommen
appreciated the information but had no immediate comment.

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