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Cablegate: Bdg Accedes to Eight Counter-Terrorism Conventions

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS DHAKA 003496

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PTER BG BG
SUBJECT: BDG ACCEDES TO EIGHT COUNTER-TERRORISM CONVENTIONS


1. (SBU) The BDG informed Post by Diplomatic Note dated July
18 that it has deposited its Instruments of Accession to the
following eight Counter-Terrorism Conventions and Protocols:

-- Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crime
against Internationallly Protected Persons, including
Diplomatic Agents;

-- International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages;

-- Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material;

-- Protcol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence
at Airports Servicing International Civil Aviation,
supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of
Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation;

-- Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against
the Safety of Maritime Navigation;

-- Protocol for Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the
Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Contiental Shelf;

-- Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the
Purpose of Detection; and

-- International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist
Bombing.

2. (SBU) The BDG has separately advised that it expects to
accede to the Convention for the Suppression of Financing of
Terrorism by the end of 2005.
CHAMMAS

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