Cablegate: Austria: Designation of Additional Iranian Entities And
DE RUEHVI #1260 2470617
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 030617Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY VIENNA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0856
INFO RUEATRS/DEPT OF TREASURY WASHDC
UNCLAS VIENNA 001260
STATE FOR ISN AND T
STATE PASS TREASURY AND NEA/IR
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP MNUC PREL PARM EFIN IR AU
SUBJECT: AUSTRIA: DESIGNATION OF ADDITIONAL IRANIAN ENTITIES AND
INDIVIDUALS UNDER E.O. 13382
REF: STATE 88759
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1. (SBU) Per reftel, post submitted information on USG designations
of an additional 5 Iranian entities and individuals under E.O. 13382
to Elisabeth Ottawa, Terrorism Financing Coordinator in the
Financial Markets Directorate of the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
Post also sent reftel information to Alfred Lejsek, Head of the
MoF's Financial Markets Unit, as well as to the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs' International Security Cooperation Office.
2. (SBU) In a September 2 follow-up, Elisabeth Ottawa told us that
the MoF had circulated the information to all banks and financial
institutions in Austria.