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Cablegate: Demarche Encouraging Yemen to Subscribe to Icoc

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UNCLAS SANAA 002255

SIPDIS

PASS TO NP/CBM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KSCA PREL MNUC ETTC TSPA YM DEMARCHE
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ENCOURAGING YEMEN TO SUBSCRIBE TO ICOC
DELIVERED TO MFA OFFICE OF THE AMERICAS

REF: SECSTATE 254339

Pol/Econ Chief and Pol/Econoff delivered demarche points in
reftel, text of the International Code of Conduct Against
Ballistic Missile Proliferation (ICOC), list of subscribing
countries and draft note verbale to Ministry of Foreign
Affairs Director of the Americas Office Abdulsalem Qassim
al-Awadhi on September 9. Al-Awadhi said that he was not
aware of the ICOC prior to the meeting, and was very
receptive to the possibility of the ROYG subscribing to the
Code as part of on-going U.S.-Yemen anti-terrorism
cooperation. He promised to pass the information to the
Foreign Minister and strongly suggested that Post also
deliver the points to the Ministry of Interior and the
Ministry of Defense. Post will seek opportunities to raise
the Code with the appropriate ministries.
MISENHEIMER

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