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Cablegate: Moroccan Response - U.S. Imo Candidacy

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DE RUEHRB #1677 3041309
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R 311309Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY RABAT
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 7674
INFO RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON 3431
RUEHCL/AMCONSUL CASABLANCA 3627
RULSJGA/COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS RABAT 001677

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USCG FOR CG-52 AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC EWWT PHSA MO
SUBJECT: MOROCCAN RESPONSE - U.S. IMO CANDIDACY

REF: SECSTATE 148540

(SBU) On October 31, econoff delivered points conveyed in
reftel to Sellam Berrada, Chief of Staff for International
Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Berrada
said he could not speak for the GOM, but foresaw "no reason"
why Morocco would not support re-election of the U.S. to
Category A of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Council. He pledged to share our desire for re-election with
the appropriate Moroccan officials and to inform us of any
negative response. Comment: In the absence of subsequent
notification from the GOM, we can expect Moroccan support.
End Comment.


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