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Cablegate: Dprk Religious Prisoner Demarche Delivered

VZCZCXYZ0000
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHKO #3718 2250831
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 130831Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6424

UNCLAS TOKYO 003718

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

FOR DRL/AWH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM JA
SUBJECT: DPRK RELIGIOUS PRISONER DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: STATE 111832

Embassy Tokyo Political Officer delivered reftel demarche
August 10 to MOFA Northeast Asia Division Principal Deputy
Director Yutaka Kashiwabara. Kashiwabara said that Japan
would "carefully consider" our request for the government to
join the United States in raising the detention of Son
Jong-nam with the DRPK.
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