US embassy cable - 02AMMAN2310

DEMARCHE ON IRANIAN PLANE SUSPECTED OF CARRYING ARMS TO TERRORISTS DELIVERED TO JORDAN

Identifier: 02AMMAN2310
Wikileaks: View 02AMMAN2310 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Amman
Created: 2002-05-11 09:38:00
Classification: SECRET
Tags: PREL PTER IR SY JO
Redacted: This cable was not redacted by Wikileaks.
This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

S E C R E T AMMAN 002310 
 
SIPDIS 
 
E.O. 12958: DECL: 05/11/2012 
TAGS: PREL, PTER, IR, SY, JO 
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE ON IRANIAN PLANE SUSPECTED OF CARRYING 
ARMS TO TERRORISTS DELIVERED TO JORDAN 
 
REF: STATE 90218 
 
Classified By: CDA GREGORY L. BERRY.  REASONS 1.5 (B,C, and D). 
 
1. (S) On May 11, upon receipt of NIACT precedence message, 
poloff/duty officer passed reftel information regarding the 
impending 5/12 flight of a suspected arms-laden Iranian cargo 
plane to Ambassador Mohammed Shahankari, Director of Foreign 
Minister Muasher's Private Office.  Shahankari conferred with 
Acting FonMin Shaher Bak, and then, in Poloff's presence, 
instructed his MFA staff to immediately share the information 
with the appropriate GOJ authorities.  As the meeting 
concluded, Shahankari told poloff "If we receive a request 
for clearance from this flight, we will say no.  Don't worry." 
BERRY 

Latest source of this page is cablebrowser-2, released 2011-10-04