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Cablegate: Civair: Brazil Demarched On U.S. Key Issues For

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

UNCLAS BRASILIA 002068

SIPDIS

MONTREAL FOR USMISSION ICAO

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC EAIR BR ICAO
SUBJECT: CIVAIR: BRAZIL DEMARCHED ON U.S. KEY ISSUES FOR
ICAO ASSEMBLY

REF: STATE 168352

1. Emboff made reftel points to Marcus Vinicius da Costa of
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Division of Services,
Investments and Financial Issues. Da Costa said the timing
of the demarche was fortuitous, as the MFA would be meeting
August 19 with the Civil Aviation Directorate (DAC) in Rio
de Janeiro to hammer out instructions for the Brazilian ICAO
delegation. He undertook to convey the USG points at that
meeting. Although the GoB has not yet decided who would
lead their delegation, da Costa said he would deliver
Secretary Mineta's and FAA Administrator Blakey's invitation

SIPDIS
to the heads-of-delegation lunch to whomever is selected.

DANILOVICH

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