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Cablegate: Mission Action On Tobacco

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

291448Z Jan 02


UNCLASSIFIED PTO9068

PAGE 01 HARARE 00267 291504Z
ACTION EB-00

INFO LOG-00 AF-00 AGRE-00 AID-00 AMAD-00 CIAE-00 COME-00
CTME-00 DODE-00 ITCE-00 EXME-00 E-00 UTED-00 VC-00
FRB-00 H-01 TEDE-00 INR-00 ITC-01 AC-01 NSAE-00
OES-01 OMB-01 OPIC-01 ACE-00 SP-00 SSO-00 STR-00
TEST-00 TRSE-00 USIE-00 DRL-02 G-00 SAS-00 /008W
------------------5ED4AB 291531Z /38
FM AMEMBASSY HARARE
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 0824
INFO SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY

UNCLAS HARARE 000267

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR EB/TPP/ATT/ATP FOR CAROLE JACKSON

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR ETRD ZI BEXP
SUBJECT: MISSION ACTION ON TOBACCO

REF: STATE 14016

IN RESPONSE TO REFTEL, MISSION IS NOT AWARE OF ANY USG
ACTION OR USE OF APPROPRIATED FUNDS FOR THE PROMOTION OF
THE SALE OR EXPORT OF TOBACCO, OR RELATED PRODUCTS,
EITHER IN ZIMBABWE OR TO EXTERNAL MARKETS. POST DOES
DIALOGUE WITH COMMERCIAL FARMERS, MANY OF WHOM GROW
TOBACCO IN ADDITION TO OTHER CROPS. MISSION HAS ALSO NOT
TAKEN ANY SPECIFIC ACTIONS IN SUPPORT OF GOZ TOBACCO
CONTROL EFFORTS, WHICH ARE MINIMAL, ALTHOUGH PART OF OUR
PERSONNEL ROSTER INCLUDES A CDC SPECIALIST INVOLVED IN A
REGIONAL SMOKING-CESSATION PROGRAM.

SULLIVAN

UNCLASSIFIED

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