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7. Recommendations

a. Le t t e r s t o b e s e n t b y ( o l d a n d new) CSI t o c ongrat u l a t e G<ln<>ral


MCRMET on hxs p r omot.ion an d t o t h ank h>m fnr h >s co-operat>on
and encouragement. of our servxce to servir.e
January 1 9 88 . r el a t i o n s h>p s i n c e

b. I .etters to be s ent. b y C S I t o t h e n e w D i r r
S i l b e r z a hn , t o < . ong r a t u la t e h i m o m h i s a p(ct
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h i m o f ' t h e i n t en t > o n t o m a z n t a > n t h e c l o s e a n d f r > o n d l y c o - o p e r a t i
of the past. Note. l>n
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of 4 A pr i l 1 9 8 9 f o r p r ompt d e l i v e r y . I f n o t. , t h e d e l a y would
p rove t o b e embarr a s s i n g .

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