Cablegate: Icc: Non-Surrender Agreement with The

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Department for SA, SA/INS, L, PM/AT

E.O. 12958: N/A
SUBJECT: ICC: Non-surrender agreement with the
Maldives enters into force

Refs: (A) Colombo-SA/INS and L/T 07-14-03 class email
- (B) Colombo 1115, and previous

1. (U) This message is Sensitive but Unclassified --
Please handle accordingly.

2. (SBU) The Maldivian government has sent Mission a
dipnote confirming that it has completed the necessary
domestic legal requirements for the entry into force of
the non-surrender agreement it concluded with the U.S.
in April 2003. The Maldivian government considers the
agreement's entry into force to be July 8, 2003 (the
date of its dipnote). A copy of the dipnote is
contained in Ref A.


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