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Cablegate: Extrancheck: Post-Shipment Verification:

VZCZCXYZ0008
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHMO #3236 3101028
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 051028Z NOV 08
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC PRIORITY
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 0633
RHMFIUU/US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS MOSCOW 003236

SIPDIS

USDOC FOR 532/OEA/M.HAMES/L.RITTER
USDOC FOR 3150/USFCS/OIO/CEENIS/MCOSTA
USDOC FOR 532/OEE/MO'BRIEN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BEXP ETRD ETTC RS
SUBJECT: EXTRANCHECK: POST-SHIPMENT VERIFICATION:
MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF TATARSTAN REPUBLIC, KAZAN,
RUSSIA, LICENSE NO. NLR

REFTEL: USDOC 04194

1. Unauthorized disclosure of the information provided
below is prohibited by Section 12C of the Export
Administration Act.

2. Reftel 1 requested a Post-shipment verification to
determine the legitimacy and reliability of the end-
user, Ministry of Health of Tatarstan Republic, Kazan,
Russia. The company is listed on BIS license
application: NLR as the ultimate consignee of One
Thermotracer model TH9100SL with standard infrared
camera model TH7700, and other measuring or checking
instruments. ECCN 0X000. Controlled by the Department
of Export Administration. The exporter is Mikron
Infrared Incorporated, 16 Thornton Road, Oakland, NJ
07436.

3. On October 31, 2008, Export Control Attach Peter
Liston conducted the requested post-shipment
verification with the Ministry of Health of Tatarstan
Republic, Kazan, Russia. The export control officer
met with Farida Fatykhovna Yarkayeva, Deputy Minister
for the Ministry of Health, and Vladimir Alexandrovich
Trifonov, Deputy Head, Territorial Administration of
the Republic of Tatarstan.

4. The Ministry of Health of the Tatarstan Republic
advised the reporting ECO that they purchased the two
Mikron infrared thermotracers, model TH9100Sl for use
at the Kazan airport. The cameras will be used to
detect variations in the body temperature of arriving
and transiting passengers, especially during the
Muslim pilgrimage travel to Mecca. The ministry
stated that only one camera is in operation at the
airport that this time and the other one is stored as
a back-up and is locked in the office of the Federal
Service for Surveillance. ECO Liston was shown this
camera and noted the serial number as: 6031153. ECO
Liston was then escorted to the international arrival
terminal at the Kazan airport where the operational
thermotracer is in use. ECO Liston observed the
operation of the camera by Ministry of Health
personnel and noted the serial number of the camera
as: 6031145. ECO Liston was advised that when the
operational thermotracer is not in use it is locked
and stored within the Ministry of Health's office at
the airport.

5. ECO Liston advises that the subject commodity is
located at the consignee's facilities. The entire
shipment is accounted for. The equipment is being
used for the end-use for which it was licensed. There
are no indications of impropriety.

6. Recommendations: Post recommends the Ministry of
Health of Tatarstan Republic, Kazan, Russia as
reliable recipients of sensitive U.S. origin
commodities.
(FCS MOSCOW/JMARKS/PLISTON)
BEYRLE

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