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Cablegate: U.S. Candidacy for the International Maritime

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHTU #0714 2721524
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 291524Z SEP 09
FM AMEMBASSY TUNIS
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 6816
INFO RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON 1491
RULSSGG/COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS TUNIS 000714

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR IO/T
LONDON FOR EST - J. WHITTLESEY
USCG FOR CG 52 AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC EWWT PHSA IMO TS
SUBJECT: U.S. CANDIDACY FOR THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME
ORGANIZATION

REF: STATE 98012

Drawing on the points conveyed reftel, the Embassy on
September 24 advised the Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
of U.S. candidacy for "Category A" membership in the
International Maritime Organization and requested Tunisian
support. The Embassy will advise the Department of any
substantive response we receive from the Tunisians.

GRAY

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