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Cablegate: Australia Group Nonpaper Delivered: Clarifying

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM ETTC PREL FR GM
SUBJECT: AUSTRALIA GROUP NONPAPER DELIVERED: CLARIFYING
DEFINITIONS

REF: STATE 87596

(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 the definitions
of "nominal size" and "rotor." 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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