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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: U.S. Candidacy for the International

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FM AMEMBASSY BELMOPAN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 2124
INFO RUEHZA/WHA CENTRAL AMERICA COLLECTIVE
RHMFISS/COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC
RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON 0030

UNCLAS BELMOPAN 000424

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DEPT FOR IO/T THOMAS A. JOHNSON
LONDON FOR EST-J WHITTLESEY
USCG FOR CG -52
USCG FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

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TAGS: AORC IMO EWWT PHSA UK BH
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: U.S. CANDIDACY FOR THE INTERNATIONAL
MARITIME ORGANIZATION COUNCIL

REF: 09 STATE 117701

1. Poloff delivered reftel demarche and diplomatic note on USG
candidacy for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council
to Ayesha Borland, Western Hemisphere Desk Officer at the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs on November 17. Director of Economic Affairs at
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on November 16.

2. Ms. Borland did not have any information to share regarding
Belize's position on the election but did indicate that Belize does
not reveal its support for candidates before an election.

THUMMALAPALLY

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