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Cablegate: German Response: Foreign Minister to Attend Iraq

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PP RUEHBC RUEHDA RUEHDE RUEHIHL RUEHKUK
DE RUEHRL #0766 1031608
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 131608Z APR 07
FM AMEMBASSY BERLIN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7907
INFO RUCNRAQ/IRAQ COLLECTIVE PRIORITY

UNCLAS BERLIN 000766

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID EFIN PGOV PREL IQ GM
SUBJECT: GERMAN RESPONSE: FOREIGN MINISTER TO ATTEND IRAQ
COMPACT MINISTERIAL

REF: A. SECSTATE 47346
B. BERLIN 515

1. (SBU) DCM delivered points in ref to MFA State Secretary
Georg Boomgaarden April 12. Global Affairs Officer followed
up with MFA Iraq Team Leader Ruediger Lotz April 13. Lotz
stated German Foreign Minister Steinmeier would attend the
meeting in Sharm El-Sheik. As to German plans for an
announcement of additional aid or new projects, Lotz referred
to ongoing discussions and the need for high-level approval.
He undertook to provide Global Affairs Officer greater detail
the week of April 23.
TIMKEN JR

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