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Cablegate: Best Wishes and Pending Issue

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UNCLAS MADRID 004341

SIPDIS

COMMERCE FOR SECRETARY EVANS FROM AMBASSADOR ARGYROS
COMMERCE FOR 500 BIS OFFICE OF THE UNDERSECRETARY
COMMERCE FOR 3133 ITA/US&FCS REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR EUROPE
COMMERCE FOR 4250 ITA/MAC OFFICE OF THE MIDDLE EAST

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BEXP ETRD ETTC SP SY
SUBJECT: BEST WISHES AND PENDING ISSUE


1. I was saddened to hear of the President' acceptance of
your resignation. The Administration is losing one of its
most effective leaders. Thank you for your tireless efforts
to further the President's Economic Program.

2. Please accept my best wishes as you return to your family
in Texas. I too am leaving public service to return home. I
hope our paths cross again soon.

3. One item of pending business. I phoned you on Monday
about BIS license approval of non-sensitive GE spare parts
for a power plant in Syria. Please advise who within
Commerce we should follow-up with on this important issue.

4. All the best in your future endeavors.

ARGYROS
ARGYROS

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