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Cablegate: Follow Up: Blue Lantern Post-Shipment End-Use

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R 061337Z JUN 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY MANAMA 4767

UNCLAS STATE 061032

SIPDIS
MANAMA FOR STEVE SIMPSON

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC BA
SUBJECT: FOLLOW UP: BLUE LANTERN POST-SHIPMENT END-USE
CHECK ON LICENSE 050043392

REF: STATE 1642

1. According to our records, we have not yet received a
response to the subject Blue Lantern request regarding the
export of F-16 spare parts to the Bahrain Defense Force
(BDF). This request was sent over 120 days ago. We request
an update from post regarding the status of this case. If
post has already responded to subject case, please refer us
to the appropriate MRN.

2. Please slug reply for PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
and include the words "Blue Lantern" and the case number in
the subject line. POC is Tim Watkins, PM/DTCC, Phone:
202-663-2814.
RICE

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