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Cablegate: International Container Scanning Network:

VZCZCXYZ0008
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHGP #3720 3340716
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 300716Z NOV 06
FM AMEMBASSY SINGAPORE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1987
RUEAHLC/DEPT OF HOMELAND SECURITY CENTER WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RHMCSUU/DEPT OF ENERGY WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
INFO RUEHIL/AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD PRIORITY 0725
RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON PRIORITY 0401
RUEHUL/AMEMBASSY SEOUL PRIORITY 3992
RUEHTG/AMEMBASSY TEGUCIGALPA PRIORITY 0018
RUEHHK/AMCONSUL HONG KONG PRIORITY 6123
RUEHBS/USEU BRUSSELS PRIORITY

UNCLAS SINGAPORE 003720

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR SCA/PB, EB/TRA/OTP, ISN/WMD, S/CT
NSC FOR JEGGERS/MHAYWARD
DHS FOR BWHITE/LZUCKER
DOE FOR DHUZENGA/TMUNSTIN
CBP FOR AGINA
HCS FOR CSTONE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EWWT ASEC KHLS SN
SUBJECT: INTERNATIONAL CONTAINER SCANNING NETWORK:
SINGAPORE UNDECIDED

REF: A. STATE 190272
B. HOROWITZ-KING-FORSYTH E-MAILS

Ministry of Transportation officials informed us on November
28 that the GOS is still "in discussions" and needed
concurrence from "several agencies" before it could commit to
either its limited participation in the International
Container Scanning Network (ICSN) or the pending roll-out.
GOS officials declined to provide a date for their decision.
HERBOLD

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