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Cablegate: Notice of All-Cargo International Flight

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

UNCLAS SANAA 000053

SIPDIS

PASS TO DHS-ROBERT BAKER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAIR ASEC YM
SUBJECT: NOTICE OF ALL-CARGO INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT
OPERATIONS ADVISORY PROVIDED TO YEMEN'S CIVIL AVIATION
AUTHORITY

REF: 03 STATE 348269

1. (u) This is an action request. Please see paragraph 3.

2. (u) Pol/Econ Chief and Econoff delivered information in
reftel to Hamed Ahmed Farag, Chairman of Yemen's Civil
Aviation and Meteorological Authority (CAMA), Mohammed
al-Madhagi, CAMA Advisor and Chief of the Technical Advisory
Bureau. The preliminary response of the Yemeni officials was
that it is unlikely that there is any cargo carrier providing
transport to or over the U.S. from Yemen. They explained
that Europe is the destination of most of the cargo flights
originating in or transiting through Yemen. They requested a
copy of the All-Cargo International Security Procedures
(ACISP) and said they would respond more fully once the
information has been received and reviewed.

3. (u) Per reftel, post requests that copies of the ACISP and
requirements for advance vetting of crew members be sent to
both Mary Brett Rogers, fax 967-1-303-183 or e-mail
rogersmb@state.gov and to CAMA Chairman Hamed Farag, fax
967-1-247-718 or e-mail dcama@cama.gov.ye. Post appreciates
your assistance in this matter, please do not hesitate to
contact Ms. Rogers at the above e-mail if you have questions.
HULL

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