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Cablegate: Security Considerations for Usint Havana

VZCZCXYZ0001
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHUB #0848 3092107
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 042107Z NOV 08
FM USINT HAVANA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 3853

UNCLAS HAVANA 000848

SIPDIS

STATE FOR DS/IP/WHA, WHA/CCA AND WHA/EX

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ASEC
SUBJECT: Security Considerations for USINT Havana
Election Night Event

REF: STATE 114666

1. Post's Emergency Action Committee (EAC) met on
October 27, 2008, to discuss security planning
for an Election Night event at the Chief of
Mission residence on November 4, 2008.
Approximately 150 guests are expected and USINT
will employ a variety of physical and technical
countermeasures to ensure the security of all
attendees.

2. Based on current threat information, host
country vigilance, and the utilization of USINT
security assets, the EAC is confident that
security planning for Election Night meets Post's
needs.

FARRAR

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