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Cablegate: Bahrain: Fatf Statement and Guidance On Iran

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PP RUEHBC RUEHDE RUEHDIR RUEHKUK
DE RUEHMK #0988 3031459
ZNY CCCCC ZZH
P 301459Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY MANAMA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7360
INFO RUCNIRA/IRAN COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RHBVAKS/COMUSNAVCENT PRIORITY
RHMFISS/HQ USCENTCOM MACDILL AFB FL PRIORITY
RUEATRS/TREASURY WASHDC PRIORITY

C O N F I D E N T I A L MANAMA 000988

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE T, ISN, NEA
TREASURY FOR LADAN ARCHIN

E.O. 12958: DECL: 10/30/2017
TAGS: PARM PREL MNUC KNNP EFIN ECON IR BA
SUBJECT: BAHRAIN: FATF STATEMENT AND GUIDANCE ON IRAN

REF: STATE 149648

Classified By: DCM Christopher Henzel, reasons 1.4(b) and (d).

1.(U) Econoff October 28 delivered reftel demarche concerning the October 17 Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Statement and Guidance on Iran to Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) Governor Rashid Al Miraj.

2.(C) Al Miraj told Econoff October 29 that he was familiar with the FATF statement and that the CBB had issued a circular to institutions under its jurisdiction reinforcing its message. ********************************************* ******** Visit Embassy Manama's Classified Website: XXXXXXXXXXXX********************************************* ******** ERELI

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