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Cablegate: Australia Group: Delivery of Non-Papers

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SUBJECT: AUSTRALIA GROUP: DELIVERY OF NON-PAPERS

REF: STATE 88010
STATE 87595
STATE 87596
STATE 87597


1. (U) POLOFF delivered REF non-papers September 3 to Nineta
Barbalescu, Director of the MFA Directorate for OCSE, Asymmetric
Threats and Nonproliferation, who accepted them without substantive
comments. She did note however, that a draft executive order is
currently making its way through the Romanian government regarding
export control for dual-use items. This e.o. is expected to pass
into law in October, and will meet forthcoming new EC dual-use
regulations. Barbalescu also briefly mentioned that Romania has
begun inter-agency discussions dealing with the transit of dual-use
materials through Romania.
GITENSTEIN

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