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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered On Eo 13382 Designations

VZCZCXRO4537
RR RUEHHM
DE RUEHHI #0973 2330835
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 200835Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY HANOI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 8335
INFO RUEHHM/AMCONSUL HO CHI MINH 5041

UNCLAS HANOI 000973

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

FOR ISN, T, INR/IR
DEPARTMENT PASS TO TREASURY

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP MNUC PREL EFIN IR GM VM
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED ON EO 13382 DESIGNATIONS

REF: STATE 88759

(SBU) On August 20, Poloff met with MFA IO Section Chief Do Hung
Viet to notify the GVN, per reftel, of the additional U.S.
designations and to urge Vietnam to exercise its obligations under
UN Security Council Resolutions 1747 and 1803 by freezing the assets
of these entities or of any persons/entities acting on their behalf.
Viet took note of the U.S. position and assured poloff that the
non-paper would be studied carefully. He emphasized the Vietnam
takes seriously its responsibilities under the relevant UNSC
resolutions and has always made timely reports to the 1737
Committee. He asked that the United States keep Vietnam informed of
any further developments.

MICHALAK

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