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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered On Implementing the Dual Use

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TAGS: KNNP PARM NSG IR MNUC JA
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED ON IMPLEMENTING THE DUAL USE
ITEM PROVISION OF UN SECURITY COUNCIL (UNSC) RESOLUTION 1803

REF: STATE 29464

1. ESToff delivered the points in ref, regarding the dual use
item provision contained in UNSCR 1803, to Japanese Ministry
of Foreign Affairs Non-Proliferation, Science, and Nuclear
Energy Division officer Isami Takada on March 25. The MOFA
official appreciated receiving the non-paper and agreed to
share it with colleagues in MOFA's Second Middle East
Division, responsible for this issue.

2. On March 28, Poloff met with MOFA's Second Middle East
Division Principal Deputy Director Motosada Matano and Iran
Unit Chief Takashi Kamada. Matano confirmed the Second
Middle East Division has the lead on UNSCR 1803. He noted
Japan is fully aware of the provisions of UNSCR 1803, and
like other Iran-related resolutions, intends to comply fully.
Kamada said the GOJ plans to issue a formal statement by May
2.
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