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Cablegate: Terrorism Finance: Demarche Delivered On

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PP RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHROV
DE RUEHMD #0845 2111442
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 291442Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY MADRID
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5189
INFO RUEATRS/DEPT OF TREASURY WASHDC PRIORITY
RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE
RUEHAS/AMEMBASSY ALGIERS 4015
RUEHRB/AMEMBASSY RABAT 6112
RUEHLA/AMCONSUL BARCELONA 3525

UNCLAS MADRID 000845

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EFIN KTFN PTER ETTC PREL PINR UNSC
AG, SP
SUBJECT: TERRORISM FINANCE: DEMARCHE DELIVERED ON
DESIGNATION OF AL QAIDA AFFILIATED TERROR GROUP

REF: SECSTATE 80175

1. (SBU) Econoff delivered reftel demarche to the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs' Laura Martinez from the Directorate of
Counter-Terrorism on July 28. Econoff explained that
following the UNSC 1267 designation of 4 leaders of AQIM, the
U.S. domestically designated these individuals under E.O.
13224 on July 17. Martinez noted that all UN designations
are immediately implemented in Spain, but appreciated the
additional background provided in reftel on these
individuals. She will pass them on to law enforcement and
financial authorities in Spain.
Aguirre

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