Jan 4, 1979 • 2209 • State-Panama • 02354

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STATE 002354
ORIGIN ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 JUSE-00 L-03 TRSE-00 CA-01 /020 R
DRAFTED BY ARA/PAN:JCHAAHR-WWMILLAN:CEH
APPROVED BY ARA:JBUSHNELL
ARA/BGROVE
JUSTICE:JHERGEN (TEL)
L/ARA:FARMSTRONG (TEL)
ARA/CAR:AHEWITT (TEL)
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P 042209Z JAN 79
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY PANAMA PRIORITY
UNCLAS STATE 002354
FOR THE AMBASSADOR

E.O. 12065:N/A
TAGS:EFIN PEOPLES TEMPLE, PN
SUBJECT: PEOPLE’S TEMPLE FUNDS IN BANK ACCOUNTS IN PANAMA
REF: PANAMA 9462/78

1. REFTEL REFERS TO EXTRAORDINARY GOP COOPERATION EXTENDED ON THIS HIGHLY COMPLICATED MATTER. SENIOR OFFICIALS IN DEPARTMENT AND OTHER USG AGENCIES ARE AWARE OF FORTHCOMING AND COOPERATIVE ATTITUDE EVIDENCED BY GOP OFFICIALS AND HAVE COMMENTED MOST FAVORABLY THEREON.

2. AMBASSADOR MAY WISH TO MAKE THIS KNOWN TO APPROPRIATE HIGH LEVELS IN GOP.

VANCE

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Originally posted on October 18th, 2020.

Last modified on November 3rd, 2020.
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