US embassy cable - 09BEIJING861

CHINA INFORMED OF EFFORTS BY CHINESE FIRMS TO SUPPLY MISSILE TECH TO PAKISTAN

Identifier: 09BEIJING861
Wikileaks: View 09BEIJING861 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Beijing
Created: 2009-03-31 23:08:00
Classification: SECRET
Tags: PARM PREL MTCR ETTC CH PK
Redacted: This cable was not redacted by Wikileaks.
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OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBJ #0861 0902308
ZNY SSSSS ZZH
O 312308Z MAR 09
FM AMEMBASSY BEIJING
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3208
RUEHIL/AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD 6879
S E C R E T BEIJING 000861 
 
SIPDIS 
 
DEPT FOR EAP/CM AND ISN/MTR 
 
E.O. 12958: DECL: 03/31/2034 
TAGS: PARM, PREL, MTCR, ETTC, CH, PK 
SUBJECT: CHINA INFORMED OF EFFORTS BY CHINESE FIRMS TO 
SUPPLY MISSILE TECH TO PAKISTAN 
 
REF: A. STATE 30001 
     B. STATE 30007 
 
Classified By: Deputy Political Section Chief Ben Moeling. 
Reasons 1.4 (b), (c) and (d). 
 
1. (S) PolOff delivered reftel A and B demarches and 
nonpapers urging China to investigate and prevent the supply 
of material and testing equipment for use in Pakistan's 
ballistic missile production program to MFA Arms Control and 
Disarmament Department Biological and Chemical Weapons 
Division Deputy Director Yang Yi on March 31.  Yang noted 
China's desire to deal with proliferation cases "in an 
effective and cooperative fashion," but complained that 
details in these and "many other cases" presented by the 
United States were "vague."  China would nevertheless 
"investigate these cases" and "see what we could do." 
PICCUTA 

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