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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Designations of Iranian

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OO RUEHDE RUEHDIR
DE RUEHKU #1560 2981635
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 251635Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY KUWAIT
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0195
INFO RUEHZM/GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL COLLECTIVE IMMEDIATE
RUEATRS/DEPT OF TREASURY WASHDC IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS KUWAIT 001560

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR ISN, T, NEA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IR KNNP PREL PARM EFIN KTFN
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: DESIGNATIONS OF IRANIAN
ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS UNDER U.S. EXECUTIVE ORDERS

REF: SECSTATE 148605

1. (SBU) On 25 October CDA called MFA Under Secretary Khaled
Al-Jarallah and A/DCM called Finance Minister Bader
Al-Humaidhi's Office Director Khaled Al Rowayeh to deliver
reftel talking points. Copies of the non-paper and the
official transcript of the announcement by the Secretary and
Treasury Secretary Paulson were faxed directly to the
residence of Finance Minister Al-Humaidhi and to the
residence of MFA Under Secretary Al-Jarallah to be forwarded
to Foreign Minister Shaykh Dr. Mohammad Al Sabah. MFA U/S
Al-Jarallah said he was already aware of the announcement and
would notify the Foreign Minister, but he offered no
substantive response. Post will forward any substantive
response septel.

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