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Cablegate: Spain: Response to Wco Framework Demarche

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

UNCLAS MADRID 002391

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT PASS TO EUR/WE
EB/TPP/MTA
EB/TRA
USTR PASS TO MATT RHODE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETRD SP CTM
SUBJECT: SPAIN: RESPONSE TO WCO FRAMEWORK DEMARCHE

REF: STATE 94927

Econoff delivered reftel points on June 8 to Jose Maria
Alvarez Gomez-Pallete, Subdirector General for International
Relations, at the Spanish Customs Agency. Alvarez advised
Econoff that reftel points would be passed directly to the
Spanish Customs Director General. On June 21, Econoff
followed up on reftel points with Alvarez. Alvarez said that
Spain would support the proposed WCO Framework and that the
Spanish Customs Director General had replied directly to the
US Customs Director General via letter. Alvarez further said
that he would provide Econoff with a copy of the letter
confirming Spain's decision to support the WCO Framework.

MANZANARES

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