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Cablegate: Seychelles: Request for L Advice On Landing Fees

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DE RUEHPL #0045 0481224
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 171224Z FEB 10
FM AMEMBASSY PORT LOUIS
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4983
INFO RUEHAN/AMEMBASSY ANTANANARIVO 0878
RHMFISS/HQ USAFRICOM STUTTGART GE
RHPIGXW/CJTF HOA

UNCLAS PORT LOUIS 000045

SIPDIS

L/PM FOR PEGGY POPE AND MICHAEL MEIER; ANTANANARIVO FOR DAO

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR PREL MASS MOPS SE
SUBJECT: SEYCHELLES: REQUEST FOR L ADVICE ON LANDING FEES

REF: PORT LOUIS 00013

1. Reftel described the schedule of fees waived and fees paid
by U.S. military aircraft using the civilian airport in
Seychelles. Reftel also sought L confirmation that our
policy is the correct application of SOFA article 6 in order
to ensure that our interpretation of the fees to be paid is
consistent with that of U.S. SOFAs worldwide.

2. Embassy has received no response to reftel. Embassy
assumes the non-response to be approval of our policy and
will proceed accordingly.
WALKLEY

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