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Cablegate: Designation of Iran's Defense Industries

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DE RUEHMO #1673 1021418
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 121418Z APR 07
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9195
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0335

UNCLAS MOSCOW 001673

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR ISN/CPI CHALMERS, RUGGIERO, T, EUR, EAP, NEA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL KNNP PARM KN IR RS
SUBJECT: DESIGNATION OF IRAN'S DEFENSE INDUSTRIES
ORGANIZATION UNDER E.O. 13382

REF: STATE 40909

On April 2 we delivered reftel demarche and nonpaper to
Vladimir Prokhorov of the MFA's New Challenges and Threats
Department, notifying the GOR that the U.S. had designated
Iran's Defense Industries Organization as a WMD proliferator
under Executive Order 13382. On April 12, Prokhorov
responded that the GOR was considering a review of Iran's DIO
activity. We also delivered reftel nonpaper to Aleksandr
Deyneko, of the MFA's Department for Disarmament and Security
Affairs.
BURNS

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