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03ABUDHABI870 2003-02-22 14:00:00 CONFIDENTIAL Embassy Abu Dhabi
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UAEG WILL CONSIDER MULTILATERAL OPEN SKIES REGIME

Tags:   PREL EAIR PGOV ECON MU QA BA TC 
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CONFIDENTIAL

SIPDIS
TELEGRAM                                        February 22, 2003


To:       No Action Addressee                                    

Action:   Unknown                                                

From:     AMEMBASSY ABU DHABI (ABU DHABI 870 - ROUTINE)          

TAGS:     PREL, EAIR, PGOV, ECON                                 

Captions: None                                                   

Subject:  UAEG WILL CONSIDER MULTILATERAL OPEN SKIES REGIME      

Ref:      None                                                   
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C O N F I D E N T I A L        ABU DHABI 00870

SIPDIS
CXABU:
    ACTION: ECON 
    INFO:   DCM POL P/M AMB 
Laser1:
    INFO:   FCS 

DISSEMINATION: ECON
CHARGE: PROG

APPROVED: DCM: RALBRIGHT
DRAFTED: ECON:CMCRUMPLER
CLEARED: ECONCH:TWILLIAMS

VZCZCADI204
RR RUEHC RUEHZM RUCPDOC RUENHA RULSDMK RUEHDE
DE RUEHAD #0870 0531400
ZNY CCCCC ZZH
R 221400Z FEB 03
FM AMEMBASSY ABU DHABI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 8488
INFO RUEHZM/GCC COLLECTIVE
RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC
RUENHA/FAA WASHDC
RULSDMK/DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION WASHDC
RUEHDE/AMCONSUL DUBAI 2809
					  C O N F I D E N T I A L ABU DHABI 000870 

SIPDIS

STATE FOR NEA/ARP, EB/TRA/AN
USDOC FOR 4250/DOC/MAC/ONE/CLOUSTAUNAU

E.O. 12958: DECL 02/22/08
TAGS: PREL EAIR PGOV ECON MU QA BA TC
SUBJECT: UAEG WILL CONSIDER MULTILATERAL OPEN SKIES REGIME

REF: STATE 25364



1. (U) Classified by DCM Richard Albright for reasons
1.5 (b) and (d).



2. (C) Econchief delivered reftel demarche on the benefits
of joining a multilateral open skies aviation regime on
2/22 to UAE Ministry of Communications Assistant
Undersecretary for Civil Aviation Mohamed Yahya
Al-Suweidi. Al-Suweidi responded, "at first glance, it is
not a bad idea," but said he must study further the
information provided before taking a position. (Comment:
The UAEG has signed, or is in the process of signing,
bilateral open skies agreements with nearly every country
listed in reftel as a party to the multilateral regime,
which may limit the perception of the benefits of
joining. End comment.)



3. (C) Al-Suweidi is aware that the multilateral open
skies regime may be a topic at the next U.S.-GCC Economic
Dialogue, and said he will be prepared to discuss it with
others in the GCC beforehand.

Wahba