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Cablegate: Canada's Response to U.S. Cash Courier Initiative

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHOT #2209 3382130
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 042130Z DEC 07
FM AMEMBASSY OTTAWA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6981

UNCLAS OTTAWA 002209

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/CAN, S/CT, AND EEB

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EFIN ETTC PREL PTER ASEC CA
SUBJECT: CANADA'S RESPONSE TO U.S. CASH COURIER INITIATIVE
PROPOSAL WITH OAS MEMBER STATES

REF: SECSTATE 161166

(U) Reftel points were delivered to Rick Fehr, Acting
Manager, Borders Enforcement Division, Canada Border Services
Agency on November 30. Fehr expressed appreciation for the
briefing and said that he was not currently in a position to
comment on the USG proposal. On December 4 Fehr said that he
has not yet been able to discuss the matter with his relevant
interagency colleagues, but would contact the Embassy as soon
as he has done so. Embassy Ottawa will report on his
response at that time.

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