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C O N F I D E N T I A L SANAA 001731
E.O. 12958: DECL: 07/17/2014 TAGS: KNNP PREL PTER YM DEMARCHE SUBJECT: G-8 DEMARCHE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF EXPORT CONTROLS DELIVERED TO DFM
REF: SECSTATE 143686
Classified By: Deputy Chief of Mission Nabeel Khoury for reasons 1.5 (b and d)
1. (c) Pol/Econ Chief met with Deputy Foreign Minister for Europe, the Americas and International Organizations Mustapha Noman on 7/12 and delivered reftel demarche and provided a copy of Non-proliferation paper from Sea Island G-8 conference. Noman was attentive, but unable to provide a substantive response and promised to review the issue and respond in the near future. In a subsequent email exchange on 7/17, Noman stated that the MFA is working on a response, but without elaboration noted "due to present circumstances I would assume it will take a few days to finalize a position on it."
2. (c) Comment: If past experience holds true, a response on this issue, which is a difficult one for the ROYG, is likely to take several weeks or longer. Post will inform the Department if any additional information/positions are forthcoming. End comment. HULL