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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered Regarding International

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PP RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHROV
DE RUEHWL #0919 3252051
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 212051Z NOV 06
FM AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3515
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES PRIORITY

UNCLAS WELLINGTON 000919

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

EAP/ANP, EUR/ERA, EB/TRA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAIR ECON SENV NZ
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED REGARDING INTERNATIONAL
AVIATION INCLUSION IN THE EUROPEAN EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME

REF: SECSTATE 188369

(U) Econoff delivered reftel demarche regarding the EU
Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) to Kathy Perreau, Policy
Advisor at the Ministry of Transport (MOT). Post stressed
that the U.S. has serious concerns regarding the EU proposal,
which seeks to extend the EU scheme to non-EU airlines. We
urged the GNZ to express concerns to ICAO and the European
Commission. Perreau noted that GNZ is troubled by the
proposed scheme and is in the process of formulating a
response. Post will forward MOT's position paper when it is
made available.
McCormick

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