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Cablegate: (S) Follow Up On Investigation Into Irish

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E.O. 12958: DECL: 01/22/2018
TAGS: PARM ETTC MTCRE KSCA GM IR EI
SUBJECT: (S) FOLLOW UP ON INVESTIGATION INTO IRISH
COMPANY'S INVOLVEMENT IN POSSIBLE SALE TO IRANIAN MISSILE
PROGRAM

REF: A. 07 DUBLIN 573
B. 07 STATE 99891

Classified By: Political/Economic Chief Theodore Pierce for reasons 1.4
(B) and (D)

1. (S) The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment's
Export Licensing Unit has denied Mac Aviation Group licensing
for imports/exports into and out of Ireland, Desk Officer
Michael Keaveney, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation,
Department of Foreign Affairs, informed POLOFF on January 3.
Keaveney added that Mac Aviation Group was a "known entity"
and that Irish authorities are continuing their investigation
into possible violations of Irish law or international
non-proliferation agreements. Post will continue to monitor
this investigation.
FOLEY

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