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Cablegate: Terrorism Finance: Designation of Gulf-Based Al-

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DE RUEHSW #0564 3081517
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 031517Z NOV 08
FM AMEMBASSY BERN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 5421

UNCLAS BERN 000564

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR EEB/ESC/TFS (J.JALLORINA) AND EUR/CE
(Y.SAINT-ANDRE)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KTFN EFIN PTER ETTC PREL PINR UNSC SZ
SUBJECT: TERRORISM FINANCE: DESIGNATION OF GULF-BASED AL-
QAIDA FINANCIERS

REF: SECSTATE 113231

1. (U) Poloff delivered the message in reftel on October 29
to Alessandro Capelli, Deputy Counterterrorism Coordinator,
Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, and to Rene
Bruelhart, Director Financial Intelligence Unit, National
Administration of the Principality of Liechtenstein.

2. (SBU) On November 3, Bruelhart informed econoff that
Liechtenstein did not have any information on these
financiers. Also on November 3, Capelli confirmed to econoff
that Switzerland will take the necessary actions per UN
requirements. Post will inform the Department of any further
feedback and/or action taken by either the Swiss Government
or the Government of the Principality of Liechtenstein.
CONEWAY

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