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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered to Sudan On U.S. Candidacy for Icao

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHKH #1396 2471440
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 041440Z SEP 07
FM AMEMBASSY KHARTOUM
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8409

UNCLAS KHARTOUM 001396

SIPDIS

SIPDIS
DEPT FOR AF/SPG, IO/T LUFTIG, EB/TRA/OTP: WALKLET-TIGHE, USICAO
MONTREAL FAUX-GABLE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL EAIR AORC ICAO SU
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED TO SUDAN ON U.S. CANDIDACY FOR ICAO
COUNCIL

REF: SECSTATE 115443

(U) On September 4, PolOff delivered reftel demarche to the Director
General of the Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority, Abu Bakr Gaafar
Ahmed, requesting Sudanese support for the U.S. re-election to the
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in membership
category Part I. Ahmed stated that he would consider this request.
He added that he will be representing Sudan in Montreal at the
upcoming ICAO Assembly.

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