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Cablegate: Gol Not Likely to Make Statements About Iran's

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DE RUEHLB #1066 2721200
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P 291200Z SEP 09
FM AMEMBASSY BEIRUT
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5787
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 4169
RUEHUNV/USMISSION UNVIE VIENNA 0013

UNCLAS BEIRUT 001066

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TAGS: PARM KNNP MNUC LE IR
SUBJECT: GOL NOT LIKELY TO MAKE STATEMENTS ABOUT IRAN'S
COOPERATION WITH THE IAEA

REF: SECSTATE 100153

(SBU) Lebanon is not likely to make any public statements
urging Iran to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy
Agency (ref), MFA Americas Desk Officer Majdi Ramadan told
poloff on September 28. Ramadan clarified, however, that the
GOL does not support the existence of nuclear weapons in Iran
or in other countries in the Middle East region. He said he
would convey reftel's points about the newly publicized
covert uranium enrichment facility in Iran to Foreign
Minister Fawzi Salloukh upon his return to Beirut from the UN
General Assembly later the same day.
SISON

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