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Dec 20, 78 • 2103 • Panama-State • 09285

[Editor’s note: This is a State Department cable that was included in the FBI’s 2009 RYMUR release of documents under the Freedom of Information Act. It was not included in the State Department’s own release, but we have included identifying information for it using the agency’s designations.

[The full text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978PANAMA09285_d.html.]

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PANAMA 09285 202107Z
ACTION L-03
INFO OCT-01 ARA-11 ISO-00 H-01 FBIE-00 CIAE-00 INR-10
NSAE-00 TRSE-00 JUSE-00 SPTA-02 SCS-06 CA-01
EUR-12 SSO-00 NSCE-00 INRE-00 /047 W
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O 202103Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY PANAMA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0292
INFO AMEMBASSY BERN
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DEPARTMENT PLEASE PASS TO DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE,
JIM HERGIN
EO 12065: N/A
TAGS: EFIN, PN
SUBJECT: JUDICIAL ASSISTANCE TREATY

During December 18 meeting on Peoples Temple account (Panama 9219), Panamanian Banking Commission Executive Secretary De Diego lamented absence of treaty arrangement whereunder GOP [Government of Panama] could provide assistance to USG [U.S. Government]. Panamanian Banking Commission has now asked for a copy of the US-Swiss Judicial Assistance Treaty. Would appreciate guidance on action we should take.

Moss

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Originally posted on July 15th, 2020.

Last modified on July 5th, 2022.
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