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Cablegate: Iceland: Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism Post

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PTER KGIT PARM PREL IC
SUBJECT: ICELAND: GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO COMBAT NUCLEAR TERRORISM POST
COORDINATOR CONTACT INFO

Refs: A) State 68936

B) Evans-Maher emails 05/18/2007
C) Reykjavik 76 (NOTAL)
D) State 21535

1. (U) On May 18 Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs Ambassador
for Arms Control Issues Petur Thorsteinsson informed PolOff that the
Icelandic Embassies in Washington and Moscow would soon be
delivering diplomatic notes reporting Iceland's desire to join the
Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (Refs A & B).
Thorsteinsson added that although Iceland will not be attending the
upcoming Global Initiative meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan due to
staffing shortfalls at the MFA, the Ministry looked forward to
active participation in future activities.

2. (U) Post repeats Ref C contact info for Global Initiative
Coordinating Officer and awaits receipt of Ref A background
information for conveyance to the GOI.

NAME: Bradley R. Evans
POSITION: Political Officer
EMAIL (UNCLASS): evansbr@state.gov
EMAIL (CLASS) evansbr@state.sgov.gov
PHONE: Work: +354-562-9100x2294
Mobile: +354-693-9212
Home: +354-517-2547

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