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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Iran Specific Export Control

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHKO #2757 2760847
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 020847Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7685

UNCLAS TOKYO 002757

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM KNNP ETTC PREL MNUC IR JA
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: IRAN SPECIFIC EXPORT CONTROL
OUTREACH

REF: STATE 104207

SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED
1. (SBU) On October 2, EconOff delivered points contained
in ref to Ministry of Foreign Affairs Export Controls Deputy
Director Shinichi Sato and Ministry of Economy, Trade and
Industry Export Controls Deputy Director Atsushi Tanizawa.

2. (SBU) Sato expressed thanks for the non-paper. Tanizawa
noted the GOJ's continued deep concern with front companies,
and that it regularly meets with industry to encourage
vigilance. He provided EmbOff a Japanese language copy of
the Ministry's guidance for industry, which has many of the
same "red flag" points listed in the demarche. Tanizawa said
METI will redouble efforts to keep industry officials aware
of ongoing concerns regarding Iran's illicit programs.

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