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Cablegate: Demarche Response: Critical Equipment Needs For

VZCZCXYZ0000
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHKO #2765 2770613
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 030613Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 7703

UNCLAS TOKYO 002765

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM TRGY PREL ETTC MNUC AORC IAEA KNNP JA IR
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE RESPONSE: CRITICAL EQUIPMENT NEEDS FOR
IRAN'S NEW IR-2 CENTRIFUGE DESIGN

REF: STATE 104182

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 appreciation for the non-paper.
Tanizawa noted epoxy resin is readily available and requested
additional details about the epoxy resin that presents a
concern. Tanizawa said METI Export Officials are in contact
with executives from the companies listed in the demarche
almost daily. He said agreed to check with colleagues and
the company representatives to see if there is any additional
information that may be useful to the U.S. concerning this
matter.
SCHIEFFER

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