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Cablegate: Brazil Demarche On Imo Council Support For

Published: Tue 22 Jun 2004 07:02 PM
This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.
UNCLAS BRASILIA 001537
SIPDIS
IO/T/HTP FOR FRANK OSTRANDER
L/LEI FOR DENISE MANNING
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC ASEC PTER EWWT PREL
SUBJECT: BRAZIL DEMARCHE ON IMO COUNCIL SUPPORT FOR
NONPROLIFERATION INITIATIVE
REF: SECSTATE 127568
Emboffs delivered reftel talking points to the Foreign
Ministry's Manuel Montenegro in the Division of Sensitive
Technologies and Disarmament, Maria Tereza Mesquita Pessoa of
the Division of the Sea, the Antarctic and Space, and the
maritime regulator. Econoff met with ANTAQ's (maritime
regulator) Director General Carlos Alberto Wanderley Nobrega
on June 15, who committed to forward the talking points to
London-based Admiral Antonio Ruy de Almeida Silva, Brazil's
IMO Coordinator. Counselor Pessoa has attended the Legal
Committee meetings, and anticipates attending the next Legal
Committee meeting in London. She said she appreciated the
information, would distribute it to other interested parties
within the Ministry and the Brazilian Navy, but could not
give any specific feedback until she obtained interagency
reactions.
HRINAK
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