June 08, 1965
Cable 364 from the US Embassy in Gabon to the Department of State
According to the Embassy, only President Leon M'ba, the Minister of the National Economy, and his predecessor would know of any diversion of any uranium from Gabon to Israel.
November 10, 1965
Cable 157 from the US Embassy in Gabon to the Department of State
During a visit to the Nounona uranium mines, Ambassador Bane learned that all processed ore went to France for metal extraction by the Atomic Energy Agency.
November 11, 1966
Airgram A-49 from the US Embassy in Gabon to the Department of State, 'Reported Diversion of Gabonese Uranium to Israel'
The Embassy reported the Gabonese government's assertation that France was the sole procurer of Gabonese uranium; however, it noted that this statement did not preclude a possible diversion to Israel.