Dec 12, 78 • 2244 • State-Georgetown • 313253

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STATE 313253
ORIGIN PA-02
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 /018 R
DRAFTED BY PA/TRESTON:MAD
APPROVED BY PA/TRESTON
DESIRED DISTRIBUTION
ARA (MR. BUSHNELL); ARA/CAR (MR. HEWITT)
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P 122244Z DEC 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
UNCLAS STATE 313253

E.O. 12065: N/A
TAGS: SOPN, GY (HORROCK, NICHOLAS)
SUBJECT: NEW YORK TIMES CORRESPONDENT NICHOLAS HORROCK

1. DEPARTMENT UNDERSTANDS NEW YORK TIMES CORRESPONDENT NICHOLAS HORROCK HAS REQUESTED SEAT ON ONE OF TWO HELICOPTERS DEPARTING GEORGETOWN FOR MATHEWS RIDGE CARRYING OFFICIAL GUYANESE INQUEST PERSONNEL. NEW YORK TIMES, BOTH FROM NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON BUREAUS, HAVE REQUESTED SPACE FOR HORROCK ON HELICOPTER FLIGHT SHOULD SPACE BE AVAILABLE. DEPARTMENT HAS NO PROBLEM WITH PROVIDING HORROCK A SEAT ON SUCH FLIGHT, BUT REQUESTS EMBASSY MAKE ITS JUDGMENT ON HOU BEST AVAILABLE SPACE, IF ANY, SHOULD BE MADE AVAILABLE.

CHRISTOPHER

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Originally posted on March 24th, 2020.

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