Cablegate: Mozambique -- Lighter Ban Demarche
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UNCLAS MAPUTO 000475
EB/TRA/OTP, TSA, AND AF/S FOR HTREGER
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAIR PTER MZ EURN
SUBJECT: MOZAMBIQUE -- LIGHTER BAN DEMARCHE
REF: A. STATE 66181
B. STATE 41383
1. On April 13, in response to reftel A, Emboff delivered
demarche and talking points from reftel B to Antonio Pinto,
Director of the Civil Aviation Institute of Mozambique
(IACM). IACM is the regulatory body for the airline industry
in Mozambique, housed within the Ministry of Transportation.
Mr. Pinto welcomed the demarche and requested that the
Embassy send him a letter in Portuguese detailing the new
rules, so that he could circulate the letter to all the
relevant airport authorities and airline companies. On April
15, the Embassy delivered a translation of the letter. Mr.
Pinto had no further substantive comments on the issue.
2. Mozambique does not have any direct flights to the United