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Cablegate: Finland: Us Sanctions Against Burma

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RR RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHROV
DE RUEHHE #0810 3041222
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 311222Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY HELSINKI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3879
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS HELSINKI 000810

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/MLS/AARON COPE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PHUM CVIS ETRD BM FI
SUBJECT: FINLAND: US SANCTIONS AGAINST BURMA

REF: STATE 146862

(SBU) Embassy delivered subject demarche to the Finnish MFA
Unit for Human Right Oct. 25 and PolChief discussed it Oct.
31 with Deputy Director Kirsti Pohjankukka. Pohjankukka
welcomed our sharing the detailed information on US sanctions
and how we intend to implement them. She said that the EU's
efforts to toughen sanctions against the Burmese regime were
moving forward and opined that they complement US efforts
well.
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