Viewing cable 07REYKJAVIK92, ICELAND UNABLE TO TAKE GUANTANAMO DETAINEES
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|07REYKJAVIK92||2007-04-02 10:10||2011-01-13 05:05||CONFIDENTIAL||Embassy Reykjavik|
VZCZCXYZ0003 PP RUEHWEB DE RUEHRK #0092 0921003 ZNY CCCCC ZZH P 021003Z APR 07 FM AMEMBASSY REYKJAVIK TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3235 INFO RUEHNO/USMISSION USNATO 0244
C O N F I D E N T I A L REYKJAVIK 000092 SIPDIS SIPDIS State for S/WCI Ambassador Williamson, EUR/PGI Cook and EUR/NB E.O. 12958: DECL: 03/26/2017 TAGS: PREL PTER PHUM PINR KAWC IC SUBJECT: ICELAND UNABLE TO TAKE GUANTANAMO DETAINEES REFS: A. STATE 37005 B. Reykjavik 82 Classified By: Ambassador Carol van Voorst for reasons 1.4 (b) and (d). (C) As Iceland's formal reply to demarche (ref B), MFA's Minister Counselor Nikulas Hannigan told A/Poloff on March 29 that they do not have the expertise or the facilities (social or security) to receive and integrate Guantanamo detainees. Hannigan said Icelandic law provides only for accepting refugees, and these only as defined by UNHCR. van Voorst