187633 1/16/2009 15:11 09BUCHAREST31 Embassy Bucharest SECRET 09SECSTATE4313 VZCZCXRO9050 OO RUEHAG RUEHROV DE RUEHBM #0031 0161511 ZNY SSSSS ZZH O 161511Z JAN 09 FM AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9118 INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES IMMEDIATE S E C R E T BUCHAREST 000031
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E.O. 12958: DECL: 01/15/2019 TAGS: EFIN, ETTC, PINR, PREL, PTER SUBJECT: ROMANIA: TERRORISM FINANCE: PRE-NOTIFICATION OF DESIGNATION OF FOUR AL-QAIDA ASSOCIATES
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Classified By: CDA Jeri Guthrie-Corn for reasons 1.4 (b) and (d).
(S) EconOff delivered reftel talking points and background information to Laura Gradinariu of the Office for the Implementation of International Sanctions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Ms. Gradinariu thanked the USG for the information and stated that she did not anticipate Romania would oppose our 1267 listing proposal. Post will report any substantive follow-up received from MFA septel. GUTHRIE-CORN