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Cablegate: Unscr 1747: Japan Supports Broad Definition of Arms

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PP RUEHBC RUEHDE RUEHDIR RUEHKUK
DE RUEHKO #2258 1380825
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 180825Z MAY 07
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3747
INFO RUCNIRA/IRAN COLLECTIVE PRIORITY

UNCLAS TOKYO 002258

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

ISN/CATR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PARM ETTC UNSC IR JA
SUBJECT: UNSCR 1747: JAPAN SUPPORTS BROAD DEFINITION OF ARMS

REF: STATE 67462

(SBU) Embassy Tokyo Political Officer delivered reftel
demarche May 18 to MOFA UN Policy Division Principal Deputy
Director Kentaro Fujimoto. Fujimoto responded that Japan
supports a broad definition of Operative Paragraph 5 of UNSCR
1747. He also pointed out that Japan does not export arms to
any country, including Iran.
SCHIEFFER

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