Cablegate: Iaea Committee On Safeguards and Verification
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UNCLAS LIMA 003838
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP AORC TRGY ENRG PE
SUBJECT: IAEA COMMITTEE ON SAFEGUARDS AND VERIFICATION
REF: SECSTATE 159113
1. Polcouns delivered the demarche on the IAEA Committee on
Safeguards and Verification (Reftel) to Julio Garro, the
Foreign Ministry's Director of Multilateral Affairs, on 9/2.
Garro expressed satisfaction on the creation of the
Committee. He added that while Peru will leave the IAEA Board
at the end of the month, it will continue to have a keen
interest in IAEA Board developments as it expects to win a
seat on the UN Security Council in 2006, and wants to be
fully briefed should the question of Iran's compliance with
nuclear non-proliferation obligations come up before the UNSC.
2. Per Reftel para 6, Embassy is unaware of a Peruvian
official capable of effectively chairing the new IAEA
Committee on Safeguards and Verification.