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Cablegate: New Zealand - Demarche Delivered: U.S. Candidacy to Icao

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DE RUEHWL #0612 2332324
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 212324Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4600
RUEHMT/AMCONSUL MONTREAL 0019

UNCLAS WELLINGTON 000612

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

EAP/ANP, MONTREAL FOR USICAO:LFAUX-GABLE, IO/T:LLUFTIG,
EB/TRA/OTP:MWALKET-TIGHE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL EAIR AORC ICAO
SUBJECT: NEW ZEALAND - DEMARCHE DELIVERED: U.S. CANDIDACY TO ICAO
COUNCIL

REF: State 115443

1.) Reftel information regarding the U.S. Candidacy for ICAO Council
was delivered August 18, 2007 to New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and the Ministry of Transportation (MOT).
The Ministry of Transportation informed the Embassy that it has the
statutory responsibility for administering NZ's participation in
ICAO. Although there was no immediate reaction by GNZ officials to
the U.S. candidacy, post will forward any response or comments we
receive after MOT has had sufficient time to consider the request.

2.) In regards to the second question in reftel, the NZ delegation
to the upcoming ICAO assembly will consist of:

-- Glen-Marie Burns, Manager Aviation MOT (Chief Delegate),
-- Kathy Perreau, Manager Environmental Sustainability MOT,
-- Peter Davey, Manager Policy & International, Civil Aviation
Authority; and
-- Leslie Macintosh, Chief Legal Counsel CAA.

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