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DEPT FOR IO, OES, AND EUR/WE. ALSO PASS TO DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR FOR USGS
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: SENV, TPHY, OPDC, RO, FR SUBJECT: DIPLOMATIC NOTE FROM PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO ON ROMANIA'S RATIFICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL HYDROGRAPHIC ORGANIZATION CONVENTION
REF: (A) PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO NOTE VERBALE 2001-08229
1. (U) Embassy received diplomatic note number 2001-08229 dated February 5, 2007 from the Principality of Monaco announcing the accession of Romania to the Convention of the International Hydrographic Organization. Informal translation:
"The Department of External Relations of the Principality of Monaco presents its compliments to the Embassy of the Untied States and has the honor to address the enclosed note regarding the Romanian accession to the International Hydrographic Organization, and request its transmission to your government.
The Department of External Relations of the Principality of Monaco avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Embassy of the United States the assurances of its highest consideration."
"Convention on the International Hydrographic Organization signed in Monaco on May 3, 1967.
The Department of External Relations of the Principality of Monaco has the honor to inform the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Governments party to the above-mentioned Convention that with Romania's application for membership having been approved by two-thirds of the Member States, the ratification instrument of this government was received on January 29, 2007 by the Government of the Principality of Monaco in its capacity as depository holder.
In conformity with article XX, the Convention came into effect on January 29, 2007 for Romania, date of the registration of the instrument.
The External Relations Department of the Principality of Monaco avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Governments party to the Convention on the International Hydrographic Organization."
2. (U) Post will fax and forward originals to EUR/WE.
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