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SUBJECT: GLOBAL INITIATIVE: DEMARCHES ON EXPANSION,
POSSIBLE CHINESE WORKSHOP DELIVERED

REF: A. STATE 50177 (EXPANSION OF INITIATIVE)
B. NOTAL BEIJING 2484
C. NOTAL STATE 50432 (LETTER TO DG ZHANG)

1. (SBU) China welcomes ref A information about the expansion
of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism to
include Armenia, Romania, Cambodia and Macedonia, MFA Arms
Control Department Deputy Director Zhang Junan told poloff
April 17. Poloff noted that we did not yet have any
information in response to Zhang's questions about refining
the process for receiving new members (ref B).

2. (SBU) Poloff also delivered to Zhang Junan a letter from
Department of Energy Undersecretary Aoki to MFA Arms Control
DG Zhang Yan asking China to consider hosting a workshop on
radiological response procedures (ref C). Zhang Junan said
he would convey the letter to DG Zhang Yan and respond to the
Embassy.
RANDT

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