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Cablegate: French Response to Unscr 1540 Committee Demarche

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DE RUEHFR #3480 2331609
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 211609Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY PARIS
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9595
INFO RUEHGG/UN SECURITY COUNCIL COLLECTIVE PRIORITY

UNCLAS PARIS 003480

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC ID KNNP PREL PTER SF KPAO
SUBJECT: FRENCH RESPONSE TO UNSCR 1540 COMMITTEE DEMARCHE

REF: STATE 116085

1. (U) This cable is Sensitive but Unclassified - not for
internet distribution.

2. (SBU) The Embassy delivered reftel demarche to both the
Strategic Affairs/ Non-proliferation and the United Nations
bureaus at the French MFA. Our interlocuters were unfamiliar
with the South African and Indonesian proposal to delete the
text regarding posting the 1540 matrices online in the draft
letters destined to be sent to States by the UN Security
Council Committee established pursuant to UNSCR 1540.
However, they appreciated our raising the issue and promised
to take it under advisement.

Please visit Paris' Classified Website at:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eur/paris/index.c fm


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