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Cablegate: Australia Group Nonpaper Delivered: Clarifying

VZCZCXRO0661
PP RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHLZ
DE RUEHRL #1031 2371537
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 251537Z AUG 09
FM AMEMBASSY BERLIN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5010
INFO RUCNFRG/FRG COLLECTIVE
RUEHKV/AMEMBASSY KYIV 0077
RUEHFR/AMEMBASSY PARIS 0684
RUEHVB/AMEMBASSY ZAGREB 0165

UNCLAS BERLIN 001031

SENSITIVE

SIPDIS
STATE FOR EUR/CE PETER SCHROEDER
STATE FOR ISN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM ETTC PREL FR GM
SUBJECT: AUSTRALIA GROUP NONPAPER DELIVERED: CLARIFYING
LISTED MATERIALS ON THE DUAL-USE CHEMICAL EQUIPMENT CONTROL
LIST

REF: STATE 87597

(SBU) On August 25, EconOff delivered ref non-paper to MFA
Export Control Division Desk Officer, Nancy Reck, regarding a
US Australia Group (AG) proposal to clarify listed materials
on the dual-use chemical control list. Reck said that she
would deliver the non-paper to AG experts at the German
Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) and
would request feedback before the AG Plenary next month.
Post will report any substantive German response septel.
Murphy

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