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Cablegate: Philippines On U.S. Request to Extend Destruction

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OO RUEHCHI RUEHDT RUEHHM
DE RUEHML #4512 3001027
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 271027Z OCT 06
FM AMEMBASSY MANILA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3686
INFO RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS IMMEDIATE
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 0183

UNCLAS MANILA 004512

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM PREL CBW CWC OPCW
SUBJECT: PHILIPPINES ON U.S. REQUEST TO EXTEND DESTRUCTION
DEADLINE UNDER CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION

REF: STATE 179253

1. (SBU) Poloff on October 27 delivered reftel demarche
requesting an extension of the destruction deadline under the
Chemical Weapons Convention to Department of Foreign Affairs
United Nations and International Organizations (UNIO)
Director Jesus Domingo and Assistant Director Gunther Sales.
Domingo stated that the request was "reasonable," and voiced
no objection to it. He noted that UNIO has not yet forwarded
a recommendation to Foreign Secretary Romulo on the question.
KENNEY

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