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Cablegate: Demarche to Nigeria Re Iranian Compliance With

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PP RUEHMA RUEHPA
DE RUEHUJA #1955 2800706
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 060706Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY ABUJA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4091
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE
RUEHOS/AMCONSUL LAGOS 0028
RHMFISS/HQ USAFRICOM STUTTGART GE
RHEBAAA/DEPT OF ENERGY WASHDC
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHINGTON DC
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHINGTON DC
RUEKDIA/DIA WASHDC
RHMFISS/HQ USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GE
RUZEJAA/JAC MOLESWORTH RAF MOLESWORTH UK

UNCLAS ABUJA 001955

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/W, INR/AA, ISN/RA, IO/T, NEA/IR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP IR MNUC PARM
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE TO NIGERIA RE IRANIAN COMPLIANCE WITH
UNSCR 1835 REGARDING NONPROLIFERATION ISSUES

REF: 105173

1. (U) Per reftel, on October 3, PolOff delivered copy of
UNSC Resolution 1835 (regarding Iranian compliance with all
non-proliferation resolutions) and accompanying nonpaper to
Maria Laose, Deputy Director of the First United Nations
Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. PolOff noted the
particular concern of the USG in light of the recent press
reports, subsequently denied by the Nigerian FonMin, of a
purported agreement between Nigeria and Iran to cooperate on
nuclear power generation. There was no immediate substantive
response. Any future responses of note will be reported
septel.
Piascik

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