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Cablegate: Japan Studying Tlsa, Will Respond Within Two Weeks

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P 180825Z MAY 07
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3748

UNCLAS TOKYO 002259

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SENSITIVE
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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR KPKO JA
SUBJECT: JAPAN STUDYING TLSA, WILL RESPOND WITHIN TWO WEEKS

REF: STATE 61932

1. (SBU) Embassy Tokyo Political Officer delivered reftel
demarche May 18 to MOFA United Nations Policy Division
Principal Deputy Director Kentaro Fujimoto. Fujimoto
explained that Japan will need at least one week before it
can make a substantive comment.

2. (SBU) MOFA POCs for the TLSA are as follows:

Primary POC
Kentaro Fujimoto, UN Poicy Division Principal Deputy Director
81 3-5501-8213
kentaro.fujimoto@mofa.go.jp

For technical issues:
Shojiro Nishimura, UN Policy Division Official
81 3-5501-8213
shojiro.nishimura@mofa.go.jp
SCHIEFFER

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