Cablegate: Australia Group: Biological Agents Working Group
UNCLAS WELLINGTON 000665
FOR NP/CBM AND EAP/ANP
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM PREL ETTC NZ
SUBJECT: AUSTRALIA GROUP: BIOLOGICAL AGENTS WORKING GROUP
REF: SECSTATE 149921
(SBU) Pol-Econ Counselor shared reftel information with
Marlene Castle, External Assessments Bureau. Castle
confirmed that she had already provided a partial response on
the suggested U.S. list during the April AG meeting in
Australia. She also discussed her views on two of the named
agents with Doug Brown during her July visit to Washington.
She promised she would provide a formal response soon, and
well before the requested
September 15 deadline.