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Cablegate: Mozambique: Food Aid and the Wto Demarche Delivered

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UNCLAS MAPUTO 001171

SIPDIS
FOR AF/S - JMALONEY AND EB/TPP/ABT/ATP - JSHANNON
STATE PASS TO USDA/FAS - EAUTRY
STATE PASS TO USAID - DSKORIC
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR MZ EAID WTO
SUBJECT: MOZAMBIQUE: FOOD AID AND THE WTO DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: A. STATE 155973
B. MAPUTO 812
1. On August 26 Emboff delivered talking points and non-paper
to Cerina Mussa, Director for International Relations at the
Ministry of Industry and Commerce. Mussa gave no indication
that the GRM had changed its position (ref B) since the last
USG demarche. She also stated that she did not believe the
GRM would send a representative from Mozambique to the WTO
meetings in Washington or Geneva. She was unable to confirm
if a representative from Mozambique's Mission in Geneva would
attend the meetings there.

2. On September 1 USAID Officers delivered reftel talking
points and non-paper to Higinio Marrule, Department of Policy
Analysis at the Ministry of Agriculture and Silvano Langa,
Director of the Disaster Management Institute. The Ministry
of Agriculture gave no immediate response.
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