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GOH STRONGLY OPPOSES AIR HAITI PORT- AU- PRINCE- NEW YORK SERVICE

June 29, 1973, 6:30 p.m.

1. DURING CONVERSATION JUNE 29 SECRETARY OF FINANCE FRANCISQUE TOLD ME PRESIDENT JEAN- CLAUDE DUVALIER HAD INSTRUCTED AMBASSADOR CHALMERS TO " STOP" THE AIR HAITI APPLICATION " BEFORE THE WHITE HOUSE" FOR SERVICE BETWEEN PORT- AU- PRINCE AND NEW YORK. THE PRESIDENT HAD CREATED HAITI AIR TRANSPORT WHICH SHOULD MAKE THE PORT- AU- PRINCE- NEW YORK FLIGHTS. HE WAS NOT RPT NOT INTERESTED IN HAVING " CAMBRONNE' S AIRLINE" AIR HAITI MAKING THIS RUN. 2. FRANCISQUE ASKED ME TO COMMUNICATE THE PRESIDENT' S VIEWS ON THIS SUBJECT TO WASHINGTON. CORCORAN LIMITED OFFICIAL USE << END OF DOCUMENT >>