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Cablegate: Spain Point of Contact Information for Global

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DEPARTMENT FOR ISN/WMDT AND T (KATSAPIS)
FOR EUR/WE

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TAGS: PTER KGIC PARM PREL SP
SUBJECT: SPAIN POINT OF CONTACT INFORMATION FOR GLOBAL
INITIATIVE TO COMBAT NUCLEAR TERRORISM

REF: A. STATE 62145
B. STATE 58978

1. (SBU) ESTOFF and POLOFF delivered REFTEL A points on May
10 to MFA Disarmament Affairs Deputy Director General Ignacio
Sanchez and met again on May 18 with Sanchez and MFA
Counselor for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament
Carlos Torres to discuss Spain's participation in the Global
Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism. EMBOFFs welcomed the
Government of Spain into the Initiative, and provided the MFA
with the most current version of the Plan of Work, Terms of
Reference, Statement of Principles, and other related
documents, including U.S. and Russian Government POC
information. We encouraged Spain to participate actively in
the Initiative, and requested government-wide point of
contact information for Spain. Sanchez replied that Madrid
views the initiative positively and looks forward to active
participation. Spain will be represented at the third
meeting of the Global Initiative by Angel Lossada, MFA
Director General (A/S equivalent) for Terrorism,
Non-proliferation and Disarmament Affairs. Post has also
been in contact with the Russian Embassy in Madrid and we are
determining how to work together to support Spain's
participation in the initiative.

2. (SBU) The following is Government of Spain and U.S.
Embassy Madrid Point of Contact information for the Global
Initiative:

Ignacio Sanchez de Lerin Garcia-Ovies
Subdirector General de No Proliferacion y Desarme
ignacio.sdelerin(AT SIGN)mae.es
Telephone: 34 91-379-1765
Fax: 34 91-394-8678

Miguel Garcia-Herraiz Roobaert
Subdirector General de Asuntos Internacionales de Terrorismo
miguel.gherraiz(AT SIGN)mae.es
Telephone: 34 91 379 9547
Fax: 34 91-394-8653

Matthew Osborne
Political Officer
U.S. Embassy Madrid
osborneml(AT SIGN)state.gov
osborneml(AT SIGN)state.sgov.gov
osborneml(AT SIGN)yahoo.com
Telephone: 34 91-587-2294 (work)
34 649 419 285 (cell)
34 91-352-1559 (home)
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