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Cablegate: Brunei Unlikely to Join Vietnam Phytosanitary Program

VZCZCXRO4716
PP RUEHCHI RUEHDT RUEHHM
DE RUEHBD #0191 1870900
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 060900Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3866
INFO RUEHHK/AMCONSUL HONG KONG PRIORITY 0206
RUEHBY/AMEMBASSY CANBERRA PRIORITY 0418
RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO PRIORITY 0496
RUEHBJ/AMEMBASSY BEIJING PRIORITY 0378
RUEHIN/AIT TAIPEI PRIORITY 0139
RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS PRIORITY

UNCLAS BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN 000191

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON ETRD EAGR PREL ASEAN BX CB ID LA MY RP SN TH
VM
SUBJECT: BRUNEI UNLIKELY TO JOIN VIETNAM PHYTOSANITARY PROGRAM

REF: STATE 57266

1. DCM DELIVERED REFTEL POINTS ON JUNE 28 TO HAKASHAH SAMAD, SPECIAL
DUTIES OFFICER, MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE (MOFAT).
SAMAD HAD PREVIOUSLY INDICATED TO US THAT BRUNEI WOULD LIKELY NOT BE
ABLE TO SEND ANY PARTICIPANTS TO THIS PROGRAM. AS MOST KEY MOFAT
TRADE OFFICIALS ARE IN CAIRNS FOR THE APEC SENIOR OFFICIALS MEETING,
WE DO NOT EXPECT A FORMAL ANSWER BEFORE REFTEL DEADLINE.

SKODON

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