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Identifier
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02AMMAN2310
2002-05-11 09:38:00
SECRET
Embassy Amman
Cable title:  

DEMARCHE ON IRANIAN PLANE SUSPECTED OF CARRYING

Tags:   PREL  PTER  IR  SY  JO 
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						S E C R E T AMMAN 002310 

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: DECL: 05/11/2012
TAGS: PREL PTER IR SY JO
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ON IRANIAN PLANE SUSPECTED OF CARRYING
ARMS TO TERRORISTS DELIVERED TO JORDAN

REF: STATE 90218

Classified By: CDA GREGORY L. BERRY. REASONS 1.5 (B,C, and D).



1. (S) On May 11, upon receipt of NIACT precedence message,
poloff/duty officer passed reftel information regarding the
impending 5/12 flight of a suspected arms-laden Iranian cargo
plane to Ambassador Mohammed Shahankari, Director of Foreign
Minister Muasher's Private Office. Shahankari conferred with
Acting FonMin Shaher Bak, and then, in Poloff's presence,
instructed his MFA staff to immediately share the information
with the appropriate GOJ authorities. As the meeting
concluded, Shahankari told poloff "If we receive a request
for clearance from this flight, we will say no. Don't worry."
BERRY