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Cablegate: Portugal Does Not Object to U.S. Offer On Gambling

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RR RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHROV
DE RUEHLI #3170 3511559
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 171559Z DEC 07
FM AMEMBASSY LISBON
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 6506
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES

UNCLAS LISBON 003170

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EEB/TPP/MTA CAROL JENNINGER AND USTR FOR THOMAS
FINE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON ETRD WTRO PO
SUBJECT: PORTUGAL DOES NOT OBJECT TO U.S. OFFER ON GAMBLING

REF: STATE 165472

On December 14, Ministry of Economy Director for Services
Alice Rodrigues informed post that the Ministry did not
oppose the acceptance of the recent U.S. compensatory offer
on gambling and betting services and had relayed its position
to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which would formally
present the government's position.
Stephenson

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