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Cablegate: Colombia Supports U.S. "Category a" Membership In

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P 142154Z SEP 09
FM AMEMBASSY BOGOTA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0628
INFO RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON PRIORITY 2500
RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO PRIORITY 1259

UNCLAS BOGOTA 002942

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FOR OES/OPA, IO

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TAGS: SENV PHSA EFIS CO
SUBJECT: COLOMBIA SUPPORTS U.S. "CATEGORY A" MEMBERSHIP IN
INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION

Colombia's Foreign Affairs Ministry delivered a diplomatic
note dated September 8 stating that Colombia will support the
U.S.'s re-election as a member of the "Category A" group on
the International Maritime Organization Council. The
unsolicited note of support came from the MFA's U.S Desk.
Elections will be held in London on December 13-14. A copy
of the diplomatic note has been sent to the Colombia desk, IO
and OES.
Nichols

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