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Identifier
Created
Classification
Origin
06SINGAPORE3775
2006-12-13 10:53:00
SECRET
Embassy Singapore
Cable title:  

(S) SINGAPORE-NORTH KOREA MACHINE TOOL DEMARCHE

Tags:  ETTC MNUC MTCRE PARM PREL SN 
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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHGP #3775 3471053
ZNY SSSSS ZZH
P 131053Z DEC 06
FM AMEMBASSY SINGAPORE
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 2037
						S E C R E T SINGAPORE 003775 

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: DECL: 12/12/2016
TAGS: ETTC MNUC MTCRE PARM PREL SN
SUBJECT: (S) SINGAPORE-NORTH KOREA MACHINE TOOL DEMARCHE
PROVOKES QUESTIONS

REF: STATE 196624

Classified By: E/P Counselor for reasons 1.4(c) and (d)



1. (U) This is an action request. Please see paragraph 3.



2. (SBU) E/P Counselor and Econoff on December 13 delivered
reftel talking points to Michelle Teo-Jacob and Yvonne Ow of
MFA's International Organizations Directorate. Teo-Jacob and
Ow were receptive, and said they would pass the information
to the Inter-Ministerial Export Control Group. Teo-Jacob
also apologized for the delay in responding to similar
requests and told us the appropriate agencies were still
working on the cases.



3. (SBU) In a follow-up telephone call, Ow requested that
the USG provide technical specifications for the equipment in
question. She also asked for background information about
the Iran-North Korea-Syria Nonproliferation Act and the
sanctions that could result from this activity.
HERBOLD