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09ABUJA1135
2009-06-24 08:46:00
UNCLASSIFIED
Embassy Abuja
Cable title:  

DIPNOTE: NIGERIAN CANDIDACY FOR INTERNATIONAL

Tags:   PHSA  PREL  EWWT  IMO  NI 
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						UNCLAS ABUJA 001135 

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/W, INR/AA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHSA PREL EWWT IMO NI
SUBJECT: DIPNOTE: NIGERIAN CANDIDACY FOR INTERNATIONAL
MARITIME COUNCIL

UNCLAS ABUJA 001135

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/W, INR/AA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHSA PREL EWWT IMO NI
SUBJECT: DIPNOTE: NIGERIAN CANDIDACY FOR INTERNATIONAL
MARITIME COUNCIL


1. (SBU) Embassy received the following diplomatic note
number F-766/2009 dated June 2, 2009 from the Nigerian
Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 23 regarding GON
re-election into Category "C" of the International Maritime
Organization. The text of the note is as follows:


2. (SBU) BEGIN TEXT

Note No. F-766/2009

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of
Nigeria presents its compliments to the Embassy of the United
States of America and has the honour to inform the esteemed
Embassy that Nigeria is bidding for re-election into Category
"C" of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council,
which will take place in London in November, 2009 during the
26th Assembly of the Council.

In this regard, Nigeria is seeking the support of the
Government of United States of America, and it will be
appreciated if the Embassy will kindly transmit this request
to the appropriate American authorities.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of
Nigeria avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the
Embassy of the United States of America the assurances of its
highest consideration.

/AIMS/
Abuja, 2 June, 2009.

Embassy of the United States of America
Plot 1075, Diplomatic Drive
Central Business District,
Abuja
END TEXT
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