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Cablegate: May 31-June 1 Counterterrorism Conference Demarche

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SUBJECT: MAY 31-JUNE 1 COUNTERTERRORISM CONFERENCE DEMARCHE

REF: STATE 62142

1. (SBU) On May 15, Vladimir Tararov, Minister Counselor from
the Russian Embassy, and Dep Pol/Econ Chief delivered reftel
talking points, agenda and timetable to Vladimir Serpikov,
Director of the MFA's European Cooperation Department.

2. (SBU) Serpikov said Oleg Anatolyevich Chernyshev, head of
the Belarusian Anti-terrorism Center, would lead the
Belarusian delegation. Belarus also plans to send an
official from Belarus State University to represent civil
society and a business executive, likely from the national
airline or another company in the transportation sector. The
MFA will inform post when the names of other delegation
members become known and will work through OSCE in Vienna to
determine appropriate ways for the Belarusian delegation to
participate actively in the conference.
Moore

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