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Cablegate: Lithuania Supports Swift Implementation of Unscr

VZCZCXYZ0010
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHVL #0221 0871019
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 281019Z MAR 07
FM AMEMBASSY VILNIUS
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 1129

UNCLAS VILNIUS 000221

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR ISN AND EB

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM EFIN ETTC KNNP IR LH
SUBJECT: LITHUANIA SUPPORTS SWIFT IMPLEMENTATION OF UNSCR
1747

REF: A. SECSTATE 38553

B. VILNIUS 214

We delivered ref A points to Martynas Lukosevicius, the
Attache responsible for implementing sanctions in the MFA's
Arms Control, Non-Proliferation, and Disarmament Division, on
March 27. He told us the GOL welcomes the new sanctions on
Iran (ref B). He added that the GOL finds it useful to
receive details about implementation from the USG.
KELLY

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