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Cablegate: Visas Viper Monthly Report: Fy04 - September

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UNCLAS MADRID 003760

SIPDIS

VISAS VIPER

DEPT FOR CA/VO/L/C AND INR/IC/TIPOFF

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: CVIS KVPR PTER ASEC CMGT PINR PREL
SUBJECT: VISAS VIPER MONTHLY REPORT: FY04 - SEPTEMBER

REF: STATE 207855

1. THE VISAS VIPER COMMITTEE MET ON SEP. 27, 2004, AS PART
OF THE MADRID INTERAGENCY COUNTERTERRORISM WORKING GROUP AND
WAS CHAIRED BY THE CHARGE, ROBERT MANZANARES. THE CHARGE
EXPRESSED HIS APPRECIATION FOR THE CONTINUING STRONG
COOPERATION AND COMMITMENT TO THE PROGRAM BY ALL AGENCIES AT
POST.

2. DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2004, MADRID SUBMITTED
FIVE VISAS VIPER CABLES IDENTIFYING SEVENTEEN INDIVIDUALS,
TWO SUSPECTED MEMBERS OF ETA AND FIFTEEN SUSPECTED MEMBERS
OF ISLAMIST TERRORIST GROUPS LINKED TO AL-QAEDA.

3. CABLES REFERENCE NUMBER: MADRID 03489, 03490, 03491,
03639, 03728.

4. IN ADDITION, MADRID HAS SUBMITTED ONE TIPPIX MEMORANDUM
CONTAINING ONE PHOTOGRAPH OF A TERRORIST SUSPECT.

MANZANARES

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