Cablegate: Designation of Iran's Defense Industries
RR RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHROV
DE RUEHDL #0287 1031728
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 131728Z APR 07
FM AMEMBASSY DUBLIN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 8151
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES
UNCLAS DUBLIN 000287
DEPARTMENT FOR ISN, T, TREASURY, EUR, EAP, AND NEA
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL KNNP PARM KN IR EI
SUBJECT: DESIGNATION OF IRAN'S DEFENSE INDUSTRIES
ORGANIZATION: IRISH RESPONSE
REF: STATE 40909
(SBU) In response to Post's earlier reftel demarche, Janice
McGann, Third Secretary in the Department of Foreign Affairs
(DFA) UN/Conflict Resolution office (formerly, the
UN/International Terrorism office) informed Post on April 13
that she was circulating information to the Irish Central
Bank and Departments of Justice and Finance on the U.S.
designation of Iran's Defense Industries Organization (DIO).
She committed to contact Post if the GOI discovered any
activities in, or connections to, Ireland involving the DIO.