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Cablegate: Gob Receives Demarche On Irgc Designations

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SUBJECT: GOB RECEIVES DEMARCHE ON IRGC DESIGNATIONS

REF: STATE 15554

1. This is a response to an action request contained in
State 15554.

2. PolOff met with the Assistant Director of the Department
of Europe and Americas in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
International Cooperation, Lebogang Diteko on February 25.
PolOff passed information contained in reftel and discussed
the designation of four entities and one individual related
to Iran,s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

3. The assistant director indicated she would read the
nonpaper and pass the information to appropriate people
within the Ministry, likely in the Multilateral Affairs
Division. Diteko did not say anything else of substance but
said she would follow up with any questions or comments that
the Ministry may have.

4. Post will continue to monitor these events and will
convey any other information received SEPTEL.
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