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Cablegate: Lebanon: Fatf Iran Statement Demarche -- No Substantive

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R 161419Z NOV 07
FM AMEMBASSY BEIRUT
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UNCLAS BEIRUT 001797

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STATE FOR NEA/ELA AND ISN/CPI MICHELLE NEW
STATE PASS USTR
TREASURY FOR MNUGENT, SBLEIWEISS, AND TFFC LADAN ARCHIN
USDOC FOR 4520/ITA/MAC/ONE
NSC FOR ABRAMS/SINGH/GAVITO/YERGER/DEMOPULOS
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM PREL MNUC ECON PTER LE

SUBJECT: LEBANON: FATF IRAN STATEMENT DEMARCHE -- NO SUBSTANTIVE
RESPONSE

REF: State 149648

Econoff on November 6, 2007 delivered reftel demarche describing the
October 12-14 FATF recommendations on Iran. Demarche was delivered
in the form of a letter from the Ambassador to the Minister of
Foreign Affairs, Minister of Finance, and Chairman of the Special
Investigative Committee. As of November 14, 2007 Embassy Beirut had
received no substantive response from the GOL.

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