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Cablegate: Exbs: Export Control Conference in Croatia:

VZCZCXRO5097
OO RUEHCHI RUEHCN RUEHDT RUEHHM
DE RUEHJA #1669 2480835
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 040835Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY JAKARTA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9968
INFO RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS
RUEHBY/AMEMBASSY CANBERRA 2987
RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO 2449
RUEHWL/AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON 3024
RHHJJPI/USPACOM HONOLULU HI
RHEFDIA/DIA WASHINGTON DC
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHDC
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC

UNCLAS JAKARTA 001669

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR EAP, EAP/MTS, EAP/MLS, ISN, ISN/ECC
(JOHANSON/BALDWIN)
NSC FOR E.PHU

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM ETTC KSTC HR ID
SUBJECT: EXBS: EXPORT CONTROL CONFERENCE IN CROATIA:
INDONESIAN PARTICIPATION

REF: SECSTATE 92748

1. (U) SUMMARY: Mission delivered reftel invitation to
Indonesian authorities on September 3 and urged Indonesian
participation. Indonesia plans to participate in the Ninth
International Export Control Conference in Cavtat-Dubrovnik
Croatia, October 20-22, 2008. END SUMMARY.

2. (SBU) Poloff conveyed Washington's invitation to the
Indonesian Department of Foreign Affairs (DEPLU) in the form
of a letter to Dr. Desra Percaya, Director for International
Security and Disarmament. In a meeting with his deputy,
Caroline Tinangon, Poloff stressed the benefits to Indonesia
of attendance in strengthening Indonesia's export control
regime.

3. (SBU) Tinangon said DEPLU would coordinate with
appropriate agencies to select representatives to attend the
conference. She thought it likely Indonesia would send one
representative each from the Directorate of International
Security and Disarmament in DEPLU, the Directorate of Export
and Import Facilities in the Department of Trade and the
Directorate of Customs in the Department of Finance.

4. (SBU) Tinangon expressed appreciation for the offer of
USG funding and said this would help greatly in enabling
Indonesia to participate.

5. (U) Mission will forward specific names and contact
information once they become available.

6. (SBU) Mission points of contact: Poloff Daniel Turnbull
(turnbullde@state.gov) and Econoff Pablo Valdez
(valdezpm2@state.gov). GOI point of contact: Carolina
Tinangon (c.tinangon@deplu.go.id).
HUME

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