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Cablegate: Blue Lantern Level 3: Pre-License End-Use Check On

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UNCLAS PRAGUE 000510

SIPDIS

FOR PM/DTCC (JSTITZIEL)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KOMC ETTC
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: PRE-LICENSE END-USE CHECK ON
APPLICATION 05-958918

REF: SECSTATE 65383

1. The company CairoCZ, which has ordered 35 American
hunting rifles of various makes, is known to hunters at the
Embassy. The Company was only founded late last year by
Radim Polach, who had previously worked at DETEX, a Czech
company with three divisions: International Sales, Detonators
and Explosives, and the Division of Import and Distribution
of Hunting and Sporting Guns and Ammunition. Mr Polach was
previously the head of this last division, before leaving to
start his own firm. Polach is also the head of a local gun
club and a competitive marksman.

2. Polach's customers are hunters in the Czech Republic,
particularly in Moravia, where his firm is located. Polach
understands the restrictions on re-export or retransfer and
has no intentions of sending the rifles outside of the Czech
Republic. The company has the import permits for the U.S.
rifles from the Ministry of industry and Trade.

3. CairoCZ's contact information is:
Web address is www.cairocz.cz
Tel: 0042-556-835-456
HILLAS

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