Search

 

Cablegate: Spanish Congress Ratifies S and T Agreement

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

UNCLAS MADRID 004768

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR OES/STC (GEORGE DRAGNICH) AND EUR/WE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OSCI PREL SP
SUBJECT: SPANISH CONGRESS RATIFIES S AND T AGREEMENT
EXTENSION

1. This is an action request for OES/STC -- see para 3.

2. Embassy has received Spanish Foreign Ministry Note
Verbal 385/2.3, dated December 14, 2004, informing us that
the Spanish lower house and Senate had ratified the January
20 and February 2, 2004 exchange of notes extending the
validity of the October 27, 1994 bilateral Education,
Culture, and Science Cooperation Agreement. The note
indicates that this congressional ratification was the final
legal step Spain needed to accomplish to bring the agreement
extension into legal force in Spain. The note concluded by
requesting a formal note verbal from the U.S. side regarding
our efforts to bring the agreement extension into legal force
in the U.S.

3. ACTION REQUEST: Please provide via front channel cable
or EMail (forderk@state.gov) the text of a note verbal we can
use to respond to the GOS request.
MANZANARES

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 



Save The Children: Ukraine: 21 Children Killed Or Injured In Horrific Week Of Violence

At least 21 children have been killed or injured in just a week in an uptick of violence across Ukraine, Save the Children said today... More>>


UN: Visionary ‘Blue Transformation’ Strategy To Enhance Underwater Food Systems

Record levels of fisheries and aquaculture production are making a critical contribution to global food security, the UN Ocean Conference under way in Lisbon, Portugal, heard on Wednesday...
More>>
Abu Akleh Shooting: Fatal Shot Came From Israeli Forces, Says OHCHR
Israeli forces were behind the fatal shooting of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the West Bank - not indiscriminate Palestinian firing - the UN human rights office, OHCHR, alleged on Friday... More>>



UN Ocean Conference: Opens With Call For Urgent Action To Tackle Ocean Emergency
With climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution exacting a devastating toll on the world’s ocean — critical to food security, economic growth and the environment... More>>

World Vision: Deeply Concerned For Thousands Affected By Afghanistan Quake
World Vision is deeply concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan in the wake of a powerful earthquake in the early hours of this morning... More>>



Malaysia: UN Experts Welcome Announcement To Abolish Mandatory Death Penalty

UN human rights experts* today commended an announcement made by the Malaysian government that it will abolish the country’s mandatory death penalty and encouraged Parliament to take concrete steps to pass the agreement into law... More>>