196337 3/11/2009 15:07 09BUCHAREST166 Embassy Bucharest SECRET 09SECSTATE15118 VZCZCXYZ0001 RR RUEHWEB DE RUEHBM #0166 0701507 ZNY SSSSS ZZH R 111507Z MAR 09 FM AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST TO SECSTATE WASHDC 9308 S E C R E T BUCHAREST 000166
STATE FOR EEB/ESC/TFS LINDA RECHT, EUR/CE AARON SCHIEBE, AND EAP/CM BRIAN ANDREWS
E.O. 12958: DECL: 03/10/2034 TAGS: EFIN, ETRD, ETTC, KTFN, CH, RO SUBJECT: ROMANIA: PROPOSAL TO LIST CHINESE NATIONAL ABDUL HAQ WITH UNSC 1267 COMMITTEE
REF: SECSTATE 15118
Classified By: CHARGE D'AFFAIRE JERI GUTHRIE-CORN FOR REASONS 1.4 (B) A ND (D).
(S) Post delivered reftel demarche points to Laura Gradinariu of the Office for the Implementation of International Sanctions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on February 23rd. Ms. Gradinariu promised that the Government of Romania (GOR) would consider co-sponsorship of the 1267 listing proposal, but she noted that the inter-agency process to come to an agreement on this would likely take some time. Post will report septel if the GOR does ultimately agree to be a co-sponsor, but as of March 10th they had not yet made a final decision. GUTHRIE-CORN