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Cablegate: Portugal Informed of Revocation of Iran's U-Turn

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R 211528Z NOV 08
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UNCLAS LISBON 002724

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP PARM PREL EFIN PO
SUBJECT: PORTUGAL INFORMED OF REVOCATION OF IRAN'S U-TURN
GENERAL LICENSE

REF: SECSTATE 121356

Per reftel request, Pol-Econ officer notified MFA
International Affairs Deputy Pedro Monteiro of the U.S.
decision to revoke Iran's U-turn license agreement as a
measure to prevent halt terrorist financing. Monteiro
received the text of Stuart Levey's November 6 remarks, a
fact sheet on preventative measures against Iran, and the
related Financial Action Task Force statement, but offered no
substantive response.
BALLARD

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