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03THEHAGUE2144
2003-08-26 08:43:00
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Embassy The Hague
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IRAN-U.S. CLAIMS TRIBUNAL: SECOND QUARTER BUDGET

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						UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 THE HAGUE 002144 

SIPDIS

STATE FOR L/EX - MCCANNELL/FINK, L/CID -
CLODFELTER/CALAMITA, AND NEA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AFIN AMGT KICT NL
SUBJECT: IRAN-U.S. CLAIMS TRIBUNAL: SECOND QUARTER BUDGET
CONTRIBUTION FY 2003-2004




1. THIS IS AN ACTION MESSAGE. PLEASE SEE PARAGRAPH TWO.



2. We have received from Secretary-General Pinto of the
Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal the request for our Second Quarter,
2003/2004 Budget Contribution of USDOLS 625,729. Iran
received in parallel an identical request. Please note that
the check must reach the Office of the Legal Counselor at
Embassy The Hague for delivery to the Tribunal by October 15,


2003.



3. TEXT OF LETTER AND ATTACHMENT FOLLOWS:

//Begin text of letter//

IRAN-UNITED STATES CLAIMS TRIBUNAL
Parkweg 13 - 2585 JH THE HAGUE
THE NETHERLANDS

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

15 August 2003

Mr. C.M. Johnson
Agent of the United States of America
to the Iran-US Claims Tribunal
THE HAGUE

Dear Mr. Johnson,

Budget 2003/2004 - Contribution for Second Quarter of the
Financial Year 2003/2004

Please refer to the decision of the Tribunal at its 137th
meeting on 4 November 2002, adopting the Tribunal's Budget
for the Financial year 1 July 2003 - 30 June 2004 in an
amount of US$ 5,005,832.

In accordance with the Tribunal's decision, I have the honor
to request the two Governments to contribute in equal shares
that amount of the total which would be required for the
Second Quarter of the said Financial Year, i.e. US$ 1,251,458
in equal shares, each share being US$ 625,729.

Accordingly I request that your Government remit the amount
of US$ 625,729 to reach the Tribunal no later than 15 October


2003.

Estimates for the Second Quarter of the Financial Year
2003/2004 are enclosed for your information.

Yours sincerely,
/s/
M.C.W. Pinto

encl.

cc. Agent of the Islamic Republic of Iran

//END TEXT OF LETTER//

//BEGIN TEXT OF ESTIMATES//

ESTIMATES FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF FINANCIAL YEAR 2003/2004
1 OCTOBER 2003 - 31 DECEMBER 2003

US Dollar


1. Emoluments 1,046,720.50


2. Travel and Overtime
24,750.00


3. Fees for Professional and consultancy Services
23,875.00


4. Rent (no provision)
nil


5. Maintenance, servicing & Hire of Equipment
7,375.00


6. Security (no provision)
nil


7. Insurance 34,987.50


8. Utilities 28,750.00


9. Sanitation & Cleaning
11,750.00


10. Food and Beverage Services
2,500.00


11. Transport 1,250.00


12. Purchase of Capital & Expendable Items
14,000.00


13. Miscellaneous 13,750.00


14. Building Alterations and Maintenance
38,750.00

//END TEXT OF ESTIMATES//



4. The letter and attachment were faxed to L/EX- Fink and
L/CID - Clodfelter/Calamita on August 15, 2003. A hard copy
of the letter was also sent by DHL to L/CID - Clodfelter.

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