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Cablegate: Terrorist Finance: Aq-Linked Bosnian Charities And

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S E C R E T BRASILIA 001032

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EB/ESC/TFS (GGLASS)
STATE FOR S/CT (TNAVRATIL)
STATE FOR NEA/ARP (PHEFFERNAN)
STATE FOR IO/PHO (APEREZ)
NSC FOR GPETERS
TREASURY FOR JZARATE
TREASURY FOR OFAC (RNEWCOMB)

E.O. 12958: DNG: CO 04/22/15
TAGS: ETTC EFIN PTER PREL CVIS BR
SUBJECT: TERRORIST FINANCE: AQ-LINKED BOSNIAN CHARITIES AND
DELAY OF AL HARAMAIN BRANCHES DESIGNATION

REF: A. SECSTATE 90228
B. SECSTATE 94859

Classified By: Deputy Economic Counselor J. Andrew Plowman, Reasons 1.4
(b) and (d).

(S) Post delivered on April 29 ref A pre-notification of the
USG intention to ask the UNSC 1267 sanctions committee to
list three Bosnian charities to Jaime Freitas, a senior
advisor within COAF, Brazil's financial intelligence unit,
and to Luiza Lopes da Silva, Deputy Director of the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs Office for the Combat of Illicit
International Activities. Emboff made reftel points and
urged that the GoB freeze on May 6 any Brazilian assets
belonging to these entities. Freitas undertook to search
COAF's databases as well as to circulate the list to other
relevant GoB entities, including the Central Bank and
Intelligence Agency (ABIN) for them to check for any assets
belonging to the three entities. Emboff also notified both
Freitas and Lopes da Silva of Reftel B delay in the
nomination of the additional Al-Haramain branches and asked
that they maintain confidential our intention list the
branches. Freitas confirmed that the GoB had not found any
assets in Brazil under the names of any of the Al-Haramain
branches or of Aqeel Abdul Aziz Al Aqil.

HRINAK

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