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Cablegate: Swedish Response: Critical Equipment Needs For

VZCZCXRO0027
OO RUEHAG RUEHAST RUEHBC RUEHDA RUEHDE RUEHDF RUEHDIR RUEHFL RUEHIK
RUEHKUK RUEHKW RUEHLA RUEHLN RUEHLZ RUEHPOD RUEHROV RUEHSR RUEHVK
RUEHYG
DE RUEHSM #0404 1551447
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 031447Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY STOCKHOLM
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3485
INFO RUEHZL/EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE IMMEDIATE
RUCNIRA/IRAN COLLECTIVE IMMEDIATE
RUCNNSG/NUCLEAR SUPPLIERS GROUP IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS STOCKHOLM 000404

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR ISN/CPI (CRUSSELL)
ISN/RA (RNEPHEW)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP TRGY PREL PARM MNUC AORC IAEA UNSC IR SW
SUBJECT: SWEDISH RESPONSE: CRITICAL EQUIPMENT NEEDS FOR
IRAN'S NEW IR-2 CENTRIFUGE DESIGN (SBU)

REF: STATE 52030

(SBU) On June 3, Deputy Economic Counselor shared reftel
points with Asa Gustafsson, Deputy Director, Department for
Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, at the Swedish MFA.
Gustafsson commented that she would discuss this information
with other relevant authorities, such as the Swedish
Inspectorate of Strategic Products (ISP). She noted that her
preliminary assessment is that Sweden exercises stringent
control on the vast majority of these items. However, she
will request a more thorough analysis by the ISP to ensure
that all items critical to Iran's new IR-2 centrifuge design
are included. Post will report any additional response
septel.
WOOD

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