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Cablegate: Kenya Response On Ratification of the Cape

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

UNCLAS NAIROBI 004554

SIPDIS

EXIMBANK FOR LCONNELL/EBD/IFD/ODF
USDOC FOR 3131/CS/OIO/ANESA/DHARRIS/GLITMAN/MSTAUNTON

PLEASE PASS TO TRANSPORTATION FOR FAA/OGC, COMMERCE FOR
ITA/ELENZ

E.O. 12958: N/A

TAGS: BEXP EFIN EAIR EIND ETRD KTIA
SUBJECT: KENYA RESPONSE ON RATIFICATION OF THE CAPE
TOWN CONVENTION ON MOBILE EQUIPMENT FINANCE AND PROTOCOL
ON AIRCRAFT FINANCE DEMARCHE

REF: STATE 199212 (10/28/05)

Foreign Commercial Service delivered reftel demarche to
Ministry of Transport Deputy Director of Air Transport
Mr. William Yagomba on November 1, 2005. Mr. Yagomba,
who also was the leader of the Kenyan delegation to the
Cape Town Convention in 2001 indicated that the Minister
of Transport submitted a memorandum to the Kenyan
Cabinet Office urging ratification of the
Convention/Protocol about a month ago. He is confident
that the Kenyan Cabinet will approve ratification of the
Convention/Protocol. However, the Kenyan
administration's focus is currently on an upcoming
November 21 national referendum on a proposed new
constitution.

BELLAMY

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