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Cablegate: Egypt: Demarche Delivered On Universal Postal Union

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHEG #1535 2020904
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 200904Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY CAIRO
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 9884

UNCLAS CAIRO 001535

SIPDIS

IO/T-CHRIS WOOD

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC ECON ETRD WTRO EG
SUBJECT: EGYPT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED ON UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION

REF: SECSTATE 66814

1. (U) We delivered reftel paragraph 12 points to Engineer
Alaa Fahmy, Chairman of the Egyptian Postal Authority, on
July 9. He had no substantive response on the points on the
UPU Massion Statement or Zero Nominal Growth policies. On
supporting U.S. candidacy, he asked for names and details on
the candidates we are proposing.

2. (U) On July 14 we delviered paragraph 10 points to Hani
Dimitri, Desk Officer for Candidacies in the MFA, who said
the GOE would take request into consideration. He noted,
however, that Belguim and France had also submitted requests
for candidacy support.
SCOBEY

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