|05LIMA4590||2005-10-25 16:06:00||CONFIDENTIAL||Embassy Lima|
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1. (C) Econoff delivered the demarche "Following Up on the
2004 APEC Additional Protocol Commitments" (Reftel) to Amb.
Juan Carlos Capunay, Peru's Ambassador to APEC, on 10/20.
Capunay proudly noted that Peru has already signed and
ratified the Additional Protocol, agreed that Brunei, Papua
New Guinea and Vietnam also need to sign the Protocol.
Capunay declared that he will encourage these three countries
to announce their intent to do so during his meetings with
them in early November, before the APEC Summit. He added
that we can expect Vietnam to act quickly in this regard, as
it gears up to take over the APEC chair in 2007.
2. (C) Polcouns delivered the same demarche to the Foreign
Ministry's Director of Multilateral Affairs, Julio Garro, on
10/24. Garro, who handles non-proliferation issues, said
that he had discussed this matter with Amb. Capunay, and that
the latter had mentioned discussing the Additional Protocol
with Econoff and confirmed his intention of pushing for its
adoption by Brunei, Papua New Guinea and Vietnam.