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07BERLIN1770 2007-09-19 13:03:00 SECRET Embassy Berlin
Cable title:  

(S) GERMANY ALERTED TO SHIPMENT OF GERMAN-ORIGIN

Tags:   PARM MTCRE PREL ETTC KNNP GM SY 
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DE RUEHRL #1770 2621303
ZNY SSSSS ZZH
O 191303Z SEP 07
FM AMEMBASSY BERLIN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9314
					  S E C R E T BERLIN 001770 

SIPDIS

SIPDIS
STATE FOR EUR AND ISN

E.O. 12958: DECL: 09/18/2017
TAGS: PARM MTCRE PREL ETTC KNNP GM SY
SUBJECT: (S) GERMANY ALERTED TO SHIPMENT OF GERMAN-ORIGIN
TRUCKS TO SYRIA'S BALLISTIC MISSILE PROGRAM

REF: STATE 131559

Classified By: Global Affairs Counselor Donald R. Shemanski
for reasons 1.4 (b) and (d).



1. (S) Global Affairs officer delivered reftel demarche and
accompanying photos September 19 to MFA Deputy Office
Director for Export Controls on Non-Conventional Dual Use
Goods Markus Klinger and MFA Desk Officer Wiebke Wacker.
Klinger said he recognized the time-sensitive nature of our
request and undertook to pass the information immediately to
Germany's interagency export control working group, which
includes German Customs authorities, to decide how to
proceed. Klinger said he would report the results of the
interagency consultations and keep us informed of any steps
the German Government takes in this case. Klinger said
German authorities are well aware of the role that Syria's
Scientific Studies and Research Center plays in Syria's
ballistic missile and WMD programs.



2. (U) Post will report any further German response septel.
TIMKEN JR