Search

 

Cablegate: Finland: Us Sanctions Against Burma

VZCZCXRO4251
RR RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHROV
DE RUEHHE #0810 3041222
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 311222Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY HELSINKI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3879
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS HELSINKI 000810

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/MLS/AARON COPE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PHUM CVIS ETRD BM FI
SUBJECT: FINLAND: US SANCTIONS AGAINST BURMA

REF: STATE 146862

(SBU) Embassy delivered subject demarche to the Finnish MFA
Unit for Human Right Oct. 25 and PolChief discussed it Oct.
31 with Deputy Director Kirsti Pohjankukka. Pohjankukka
welcomed our sharing the detailed information on US sanctions
and how we intend to implement them. She said that the EU's
efforts to toughen sanctions against the Burmese regime were
moving forward and opined that they complement US efforts
well.
WARE

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

COP24: Rapid Action Urged At Climate Change Conference

Following a year of devastating climate disasters around the globe, from California to Kerala, and Tonga to Japan, the annual UN Climate Change Conference opens with the goal of finalising the implementation guidelines for the Paris Climate Change Agreement. More>>

ALSO:

New Report: Refugees In PNG Being Pushed To The Brink

Refugee Council of Australia and Amnesty International paint a stark picture of a traumatised refugee population hit hard by Australia's recent healthcare and counselling service cuts, as well as continued threats to their safety. More>>

ALSO:

Jamal Khashoggi: UK, France, Germany Join Calls For Credible Investigation

Germany, the United Kingdom and France share the grave concern expressed by others including HRVP Mogherini and UNSG Guterres, and are treating this incident with the utmost seriousness. More>>

ALSO:

MSF Not Wanted: Nauru Government Shows Continued Callousness

The Nauruan Government’s decision to ask Doctors Without Borders to immediately leave shows continued callousness towards asylum seekers desperately seeking a safe place to call home, Green MP Golriz Ghahraman said today. More>>

ALSO: