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Cablegate: Yemen Supports International Maritime Organization

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHYN #2074 3211043
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 171043Z NOV 09
FM AMEMBASSY SANAA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3220
INFO RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON 0272
RULSJGA/COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS SANAA 002074

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT IO/T FOR THOMAS JOHNSON AND NEA/ARP
LONDON FOR EST J. WHITTLESEY
COGARD FOR CG-52 AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC IMO EWWT PHSA UK YM
SUBJECT: YEMEN SUPPORTS INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION
U.S. CANDIDACY

REF: A. A) STATE 98012
B. B) STATE 116261

1. (U) PolChief met with the ROYG MFA Deputy Chief of
International Organizations Idrees Al-Shammam November 16 to
discuss points in reftels. Shortly after the meeting
Al-Shammam sent a diplomatic note advising the Embassy "that
the Government of the Republic of Yemen will support the
candidacy of the United States for Category "A" membership in
the IMO Council during the upcoming election in London from
November 23 to December 4, 2009."

SECHE

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