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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Pressing for Universal

VZCZCXYZ0010
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHLU #0783 2122119
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 312119Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY LUANDA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4200

UNCLAS LUANDA 000783

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PTER KNNP MCAP PINR PINS PARM PREL
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: PRESSING FOR UNIVERSAL
ADOPTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE
SUPPRESSION OF ACTS OF NUCLEAR TERRORISM

REF: STATE 102149

Post delivered reftel demarche on 26 July 2007. Counselor of
MIREX Americas Department, Vicente Muanda, accepted the
demarche and said MIREX would make any replies through its
Department of International Organzations. IncidentaLLy, news
items over the weekend announced that Angola has passed its
first law on nuclear energy, welcomed by one medical doctor
for providing oversight over Angola's primary use of
radioactive materialsi In medicine and in the petroleum
industry for conducting tests.

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