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06ISLAMABAD7537
2006-04-28 11:01:00
SECRET
Embassy Islamabad
Cable title:  

BALLISTIC MISSILE TEST NOTIFICATION

Tags:   KNNP  MCAP  PK  PREL 
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OO RUEHDBU RUEHLH RUEHPW
DE RUEHIL #7537 1181101
ZNY SSSSS ZZH
O 281101Z APR 06
FM AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 6727
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6728
INFO RUEHBJ/AMEMBASSY BEIJING IMMEDIATE 4797
RUEHBUL/AMEMBASSY KABUL IMMEDIATE 5146
RUEHNE/AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI IMMEDIATE 8280
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RHWSMRC/USCINCCENT MACDILL AFB FL IMMEDIATE
RUMICEA/USCENTCOM INTEL CEN MACDILL AFB FL IMMEDIATE
RUEHTA/AMEMBASSY ALMATY PRIORITY 9393
RUEHAH/AMEMBASSY ASHGABAT PRIORITY 0429
RUEHEK/AMEMBASSY BISHKEK PRIORITY 3585
RUEHLM/AMEMBASSY COLOMBO PRIORITY 0688
RUEHKA/AMEMBASSY DHAKA PRIORITY 1434
RUEHDBU/AMEMBASSY DUSHANBE PRIORITY
RUEHBUL/AMEMBASSY KABUL PRIORITY 5147
RUEHNT/AMEMBASSY TASHKENT PRIORITY 1101
RUEHKP/AMCONSUL KARACHI PRIORITY 0764
RUEHLH/AMCONSUL LAHORE PRIORITY 8590
RUEHPW/AMCONSUL PESHAWAR PRIORITY 6407
						S E C R E T ISLAMABAD 007537 

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

KABUL - PLEASE PASS TO CFC-A

E.O. 12958: DECL: 04/28/2016
TAGS: KNNP MCAP PK PREL
SUBJECT: BALLISTIC MISSILE TEST NOTIFICATION

REF: IIR 6 873 02XX 06

Classified By: Charge d'Affaires Peter W. Bodde,
Reasons 1.4 (b) and (d)



1. (S) On April 28, 2005, MFA Disarmament Cell Director
Muhammad Kamran Akhtar notified poloff that Pakistan would
conduct a ballistic missile test on April 29-30 over the
Arabian Sea. Akhtar said that the GOP has sent written
notification to the Government of India regarding this
missile test, per the bilateral notification agreement of
October 2005. The MFA has also advised the Governments of
Afghanistan, China and Iran of that it will conduct a
ballistic missile test on these dates.



2. (S) On April 26, 2005, the Office of Defense
Representative - Pakistan (ODRP) received notification
(reported septel) from Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Headquarters
advising of an airspace closure over the Arabian Sea due to
"a PAF operational exercise." The coordinates for that
exercise match the area described in the MFA's oral
notification to poloff.
BODDE