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Cablegate: Action Request On U.S. 60-Day Report to Un Security Council

VZCZCXYZ0006
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHGO #0478 1641002
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 121002Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY RANGOON
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7766

UNCLAS RANGOON 000478

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/MLS, ISN, EB, NEA, IO, VCI, P, AND T;
TREASURY FOR TFI

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EFIN KNNP IR BM
SUBJECT: ACTION REQUEST ON U.S. 60-DAY REPORT TO UN SECURITY COUNCIL
ON UNSCR 1803 (IRAN SANCTIONS)

REF: A) STATE 21770 B) SECSTATE 48615

(SBU) Embassy Rangoon recommends against delivering this demarche to
the GOB, which is generally hostile to U.S. initiatives, especially
concerning sanctions. Economic relations between Burma and Iran are
negligible. Recently, Burma and Iran have voiced support for each
other against international criticism.

VILLAROSA

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