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Cablegate: Ecuador -- Demarche On Counterterrorism Objectives

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DE RUEHQT #1238 1501406
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 301406Z MAY 07
FM AMEMBASSY QUITO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 7104
INFO RUEHGL/AMCONSUL GUAYAQUIL PRIORITY 2374

UNCLAS QUITO 001238

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

FOR IO/PSC

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EFIN KTFN PTER UNSC EC
SUBJECT: ECUADOR -- DEMARCHE ON COUNTERTERRORISM OBJECTIVES
OF UNSCR 1267

REF: STATE 65371

1. On May 23 post delivered reftel points to Lourdes Puma
Puma, Director of Multilateral Affairs in the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs. Puma said the GOE understands the
importance of strengthening its ability to monitor financial
transactions in order to stop individuals or entities
suspected of terrorist financing. She pointed out that the
GOE currently has draft counterterrorist financing
legislation that it hopes to pass soon.
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