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Cablegate: Portugal Informed of Designation of Gulf-Based Al-

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INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 1538

UNCLAS LISBON 002667

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KTFN EFIN PTER ETTC PREL PINR PO
SUBJECT: PORTUGAL INFORMED OF DESIGNATION OF GULF-BASED AL-
QAIDA FINANCIERS

REF: SECSTATE 113231

On October 27, Pol-Econ officer notified Portuguese MFA
International Organizations Deputy Director Pedro Monteiro
that the UN Security Council approved the addition of three
Gulf-based financiers to the sanctions listing, per reftel.
Monteiro did not offer a substantive response, but Portugal
usually implements the UN sanctions quickly and transmits the
information to the appropriate GOP officials.
STEPHENSON

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