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03THEHAGUE2967
2003-11-26 15:01:00
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Embassy The Hague
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KICT: IRAN-U.S. CLAIMS TRIBUNAL: REQUEST FOR

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						UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 THE HAGUE 002967 

SIPDIS

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

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



1. (U) THIS IS AN ACTION MESSAGE. PLEASE SEE PARAGRAPH TWO.



2. (U) We have received from Secretary-General Pinto of the
Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal the request for our Third Quarter,
2003/2004, budget contribution of USDOLS 625,729. Please note
that the check must reach the Office of the Legal Counselor
at Embassy The Hague for delivery to the Tribunal by January
15, 2004.



3. (U) TEXT OF LETTER ONE AND ATTACHMENT FOLLOWS:

//Begin text of letter//

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

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

14 November 2003

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

Dear Mr. Johnson

Budget 2003/2004 - Contribution for Third 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 USDOLS 5,005,832.

In accordance with the Tribunal's decision, I have the honour
to request the two Governments to contribute in equal shares
that amount of the total which would be required for the
Third 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 January


2004.

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

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

cc. Agent of the Islamic Republic of Iran

//End text of letter//

//Begin text of Estimates//

ESTIMATES FOR THE THIRD QUARTER OF FINANCIAL YEAR 2003/2004 1
JANUARY 2004 - 31 MARCH 2004

1 Emoluments 1,049,720.50
2 Travel and Overtime
24,750.00
3 Fees for Professional & 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 & 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


1,251,458.00

//End text of Estimates//



4. (U) The letter to the Agent of the Islamic Republic of
Iran was also included. The text of this letter is the same
except for the addition of the following line: "I would be
grateful if you could arrange for your Government's
contribution of US$625,729.00 in respect of the Second
Quarter of Financial Year 2003/2004 to be remitted as soon as
possible."

5.(U) The letter and attachment have been faxed to L/EX-
McCannell/Fink and L/CID - Clodfelter/Calamita on November
21, 2003. Hard copy of the letter has been sent by DHL to
L/CID- Clodfelter.
SOBEL