Jan 13, 1979 • 0928 • State-Georgetown • 09984

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ORIGIN ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 /016 R
DRAFTED BY ARA/CAR:J GRIFFITH:KC
APPROVED BY ARA:BRANDON GROVE
ECP:S GIBSON (INFO)
;PP:R JOHNSON (INFO)
PPC:R BRUCE
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R 130928Z JAN 79
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
UNCLAS STATE 009984

E.O. 12065: N/A
TAGS: OGEN, GY
SUBJECT: SUBSTANTIVE REPORTING PLAN
REF: (A) STATE 281944; (B) GEORGETOWN 4302

THE PURPOSE OF THE SUBSTANTIVE REPORTING PLAN, AS MADE CLEAR IN REF A, IS NOT TO COMPILE A COMPREHENSIVE LISTING OF REPORTING, BUT TO AGREE ONLY ON THOSE PARTICULAR ANALYTIC AND INTERPRETIVE REPORTS THAT WILL MOST ASSIST THE FIELD AND WASHINGTON AND USERS TO MAKE POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS AND DECISIONS ON THE BASIS OF FULL COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION. BEARING IN MIND THIS OBJECTIVE, THE EMBASSY’S LIMITED STAFF, AND THE CONTINUED ATTENTION THAT WILL HAVE TO BE GIVEN IN 1979 TO THE JONESTOWN TRAGEDY, EMBASSY’S PROPOSED SUBSTANTIVE REPORTING PLAN FOR 1979 AS CONTAINED IN REF B IS APPROVED PROVISIONALLY. TOWARD END OF FIRST QUARTER ON MARCH 31, EMBASSY SHOULD REVIEW PLAN AND PROVIDE

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DEPARTMENT WITH ANY CHANGES OR REDUCTIONS EMBASSY CONSIDERS DESIRABLE AT THAT TIME.

VANCE

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Originally posted on October 19th, 2020.

Last modified on November 3rd, 2020.
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