State Cable: 771223 GT-State (Stoen)

[Editor’s note: This text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1977GEORGE03316_c.html.]

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PAGE 01 GEORGE 03316 231336Z
ACTION SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-14 ISO-00 L-03 H-02 HA-05 /031 W
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R 231250Z DEC 77
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 5905
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 3316

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC, GY (STOEN, JOHN)
SUBJECT: W/W CUSTODY CASE OF JOHN STOEN
REF: GEORGETOWN 3033

1. CONSUL HAS BEEN IN CONTACT WITH ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING BOTH SIDES. ATTORNEYS STATED THAT THE NEXT HEARING HAS BEEN DEFERRED UNTIL EARLY JANUARY, 1978 WHEN PURPORTEDLY GRACE AND TIMOTHY STOEN ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR U.S. ATTORNEY WILL BE COMING TO GUYANA.

2. NEITHER ATTORNEY WOULD SPECULATE ON THE OUTCOME OF THIS CASE BUT WITH THE VARIOUS CUSTODY AFFIDAVITS BOTH PRO AND CON IN THIS CASE IT DOES NOT PROMISE TO BE EASY FOR THE PARENTS. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR CASE AND KEEP DEPARTMENT INFORMED.

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Originally posted on February 5th, 2020.

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