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Cablegate: Swiss Support U.S. Candidacy for the International

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSW #0494 3221400
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 181400Z NOV 09
FM AMEMBASSY BERN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 6179
INFO RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON 0516
RHMFIUU/COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS BERN 000494

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE

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

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC EWWT PHSA UK SZ
SUBJECT: SWISS SUPPORT U.S. CANDIDACY FOR THE INTERNATIONAL
MARITIME ORGANIZATION COUNCIL

REF: A. STATE 98012
B. STATE 117702

1. (SBU) Department of Foreign Affairs US Desk Officer
Alexandra Baumann informed econoff on November 18 that
Switzerland will support the U.S. candidacy for re-election
to Category A membership in the Council of the International
Maritime Organization.
BEYER

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