From:bortaS
To:*Galactic-Enquirer
Stardate:20070928.1438
Subject:UFP Declares Embargo of KE

Just moments ago, in protest of the Klingon Empire's violent retaliation against the Cardassian Union, the United Federation of Planets declared a trade embargo against the Klingon Empire.

The stated terms, as released, are as follows:

   1) All trade between the United Federation of Planets and the Klingon Empire, both official government trade and between private citizens, shall unilaterally cease;

   2) All unauthorized vessels crossing the border shared by the United Federation of Planets and the Klingon Empire shall be captured and boarded, and all goods and materials aboard be declared contraband and confiscated pending legal action;

   3) All unauthorized vessels found to be ferrying contraband materials between the United Fedetation of Planets and the Klingon Empire, directly or indirectly, shall be captured and boarded, and all goods and materials aboard be declared contraband and confiscated pending legal action;
  
   4) All private travel between the United Federation of Planets and the Klingon Empire shall be suspended;
  
   5) Passage of Klingon Imperial Military vessels through sovereign space of the United Federation of Planets is hereby suspended; violation shall be considered an act of war.

Federation President T'Riah has announced that she will make a statement regarding the embargo. GNN will broadcast the statement when it is made available.