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Cablegate: Maldives: Designation of Iranian Entities and Individuals

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHLM #0779 2350505
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 220505Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY COLOMBO
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 8573

UNCLAS COLOMBO 000779

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP MNUC PREL PARM EFIN MV IR GM
SUBJECT: MALDIVES: DESIGNATION OF IRANIAN ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS

REF: SECSTATE 88759

1. (SBU) We conveyed on August 21 reftel points on the U.S.
Treasury's designation of five Iranian nuclear and missile entities
to Mohamed Niyaz, Third Secretary at the Maldives High Commission in
Colombo, and asked that the Maldives seek to identify and freeze any
assets related to these entities that may exist the Maldives, in
accordance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions. Niyaz
said that he would convey this information to the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs.

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