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Cablegate: Vietnamese Response to Designation of Iran's Defense

VZCZCXRO0938
OO RUEHHM
DE RUEHHI #0666 1000840
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 100840Z APR 07
FM AMEMBASSY HANOI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 5088
INFO RUEHHM/AMCONSUL HO CHI MINH 2857
RUEATRS/DEPT OF TREASURY WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS HANOI 000666

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR ISN, T, EUR, EAP, NEA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KTFN PREL KNNP PARM KN IR VM
SUBJECT: VIETNAMESE RESPONSE TO DESIGNATION OF IRAN'S DEFENSE
INDUSTRIES ORGANIZATION


REF: STATE 040909

Per Reftel, on April 10 Post delivered to Vietnamese officials the
talking points and background information regarding the addition of
Iran's Defense Industries Organization (DIO) to the U.S. E.O. 13382
assets freeze list for protecting the U.S. financial system from
financial activities that support DIO's ongoing proliferation
efforts. Post will advise of any response.

MARINE

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