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Cablegate: Country Clearance Request for Mcnerney And

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DE RUEHC #7323 1002222
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P 102213Z APR 07
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHOT/AMEMBASSY OTTAWA PRIORITY 4358
INFO RUEAIIA/CIA WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY 8096
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY 7453
RUEATRS/TREASURY DEPT WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY 8423
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RHEHAAA/WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY 2667

UNCLAS STATE 047323

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL KNNP PARM CA
SUBJECT: COUNTRY CLEARANCE REQUEST FOR MCNERNEY AND
DELEGATION


1. (SBU) Department requests country clearance for PDAS
Patricia McNerney, Kurt Kessler, Anthony Ruggiero, and
Jennifer Fowler to meet with Canadian officials in Ottawa on
April 16. Agenda items and requests for meetings will be
conveyed to control officer via email. ISN/CPI Ruggiero has
worked directly with the Canadian Embassy in Washington.
Canadian MFA Director-General Rob McRae has agreed to host
PDAS McNerney's visit. Country clearance will be assumed
unless a negative reply is received.

2. (SBU) Relevant information for travelers:

Patricia McNerney
State, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of
International Security and Nonproliferation (ISN)
Diplomatic Passport 900453649, Exp. Date: 26 Feb 2008
Clearance: TS//SCI
Arrival: April 15 1715, US Airways Flight 3788
Departure: April 16 1745, US Airways Flight 3691

Kurt Kessler
State, Middle East Team Chief, ISN/Office of Regional Affairs
Diplomatic Passport 910003537, Exp. Date: 12 Jul 2011
Clearance: TS//SCI
Arrival: April 15 1715, US Airways Flight 3788
Departure: April 16 1745, US Airways Flight 3691

Anthony Ruggiero
State, Defensive Measures Team Chief, ISN/Office of
Counterproliferation Initiatives
Diplomatic Passport 900478480, Exp. Date: 28 Apr 2010
Clearance: TS//SCI
Arrival: April 15 1715, US Airways Flight 3788
Departure: April 16 1745, US Airways Flight 3691

Jennifer Fowler
Treasury, Policy Advisor, Office of Terrorist Financing and
Financial Crimes
Official Passport 801621509, Exp. Date: 23 Mar 2008
Clearance: TS//SCI
Arrival: will be sent separately
Departure: will be sent separately

3. (SBU) Department understands Post has already made hotel
arrangements.

4. (SBU) No further Post assistance is required.

5. (SBU) If you have any questions or require further
information please contact ISN/CPI: Anthony Ruggiero
(ruggieroaj@state.gov, tel: 202-647-5181)
RICE

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