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Cablegate: Designation of Additional Iranian Entities and Individuals

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DE RUEHIN #1088 2060027
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 240027Z JUL 08
FM AIT TAIPEI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 9574
RUEATRS/DEPT OF TREASURY WASHDC
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0071

UNCLAS AIT TAIPEI 001088

SIPDIS

STATE FOR INS, NEA/IR, EEB/ESC/TFS/DBENDANA, NEA/I/JKONDOS, AND
S/CT/TDROZDENKO
TREASURY FOR TFFC LADAN ARCHIN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP EFIN FARM PTER PREL ETTC PINR UNSC ECON IR TW
SUBJECT: DESIGNATION OF ADDITIONAL IRANIAN ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS
UNDER E.O. 13382

REF: STATE 76596

1. (U) Per reftel, Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC)
issued a formal instruction on July 21, 2008, providing all banking
institutions with information on an additional 11 Iranian entities
and individuals under E.O.13382 for being involved in Iran's nuclear
or missile programs.

2. (U) In the instruction, the FSC directs Tawan banking
institutions to treat transactions with the designated individuals
and their beneficiaries as suspected money laundering transactions,
and instantly report these transactions to the Ministry of Justice
Investigation Bureau for further investigation and action.

3. (U) The FSC also asked the following industry associations to ask
their members to comply with the July 21, 2008 instructions:
--Credit Cooperation Association
--Bills Finance Association
--Securities Firms Association
--Securities Investment Trust and Consultant Association
--Futures Commissioners Association
--Life Insurance Association
--Non-life Insurance Association
--all jewelry associations
--Credit Card Firms Association
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