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Cablegate: Demarches Delivered On Asg and Banco Delta Asia;

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DE RUEHKU #5053 3420742
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 080742Z DEC 05
FM AMEMBASSY KUWAIT
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2070
INFO RUEHZM/GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL COLLECTIVE IMMEDIATE
RUEHLB/AMEMBASSY BEIRUT IMMEDIATE 1002
RUEHDM/AMEMBASSY DAMASCUS IMMEDIATE 3010
RUEATRS/DEPT OF TREASURY WASHDC IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS KUWAIT 005053

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

NEA/ARPI SWALKER, EB/ESC/TFS JCLARK, LONDON FOR LTSOU

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EFIN ETTC KTFN KJUS KNNP PTER PREL KN LE SY
KU
SUBJECT: DEMARCHES DELIVERED ON ASG AND BANCO DELTA ASIA;
FOLLOW-UP ON FINCEN NOTIFICATION ON MEHLIS REPORT

REF: A. KUWAIT 4960
B. STATE 214622
C. STATE 220713
D. STATE 220355

1. (SBU) On December 6, Econcouns, accompanied by Econoff,
delivered reftels B-D demarche points (verbally and through
non-papers) to Khaled Al-Mughamis, Director of the MFA's
Follow-up and Coordination Department responsible for
terrorism finance and anti-money laundering issues.

2. (SBU) Without promising any specific GOK action,
Al-Mughamis thanked Emboffs for the information and offered
to share the background papers and information with relevant
GOK agencies, including the Central Bank and the ministerial
committee on anti-money laundering.

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Visit Embassy Kuwait's Classified Website:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/nea/kuwait/

You can also access this site through the
State Department's Classified SIPRNET website
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LEBARON

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