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06SANSALVADOR2853
2006-11-28 21:38:00
UNCLASSIFIED
Embassy San Salvador
Cable title:  

EL SALVADOR: COMPLIANCE WITH CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Tags:   PARM  PREL  CBW  BWC  CWC  OPCW  ES 
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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSN #2853 3322138
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 282138Z NOV 06
FM AMEMBASSY SAN SALVADOR
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4536
INFO RUEHZA/WHA CENTRAL AMERICAN COLLECTIVE
RUEHTC/AMEMBASSY THE HAGUE 0435
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA 0424
						
					
UNCLAS SAN SALVADOR 002853 SIPDIS SIPDIS ISN/CB FOR KEVIN FARMER E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PARM PREL CBW BWC CWC OPCW ES SUBJECT: EL SALVADOR: COMPLIANCE WITH CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION REF: STATE 181985 Poloff delivered reftel points on November 22 to MFA Director of Multilateral Affairs Mario Rivera. On November 28 Rivera replied in detail and reported that: -El Salvador has established a National Authority in compliance with Article VII of the CWC -El Salvador presented its national plan to the OPCW this year -El Salvador has passed penal legislation on the issue. Rivera did mention, however, that the executive decree to implement the penal legislation is still under review, and currently is being studied by lawyers at the MOD. Post will follow up to ensure that the executive decree is signed and the GOES implements the legislation already passed. Post has electronic copies of the legislation that created the National Authority and the penal legislation, available in Spanish only. Butler