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Cablegate: International Maritime Organization - Demarche In

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

UNCLAS PRETORIA 004582

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR IO/T: LTOBEY
DEPT PLEASE PASS COMDT COGARD WASHDC FOR G-CI: KJOHNSON
LONDON FOR EST: TEVANS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC EWWT PHSA KTIA SF
SUBJECT: INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION - DEMARCHE IN
SUPPORT OF U.S. CANDIDACY

REF: SECSTATE 207080

The SAG has not yet responded to demarche delivered by
PolCounselor November 14 to DFA DDG for Multilateral Affairs
Ambassador S.G. Nene and DFA USA Director Vollenhoven and by
EconOff November 15 to Transportation Department Chief
Director for Maritime Regulations Nosibo Sobekwa. Emboffs
informed them of the US candidacy and requested support for
the reelection of the United States to the IMO Council in
Category A. On November 17, PolCounselor reminded Vollenhoven
that a SAG reply was still pending.
HARTLEY

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