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Cablegate: Czechs On Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear

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UNCLAS PRAGUE 000579

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR ISN/WMDT AND T: TIM KATSAPIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM PREL PTER KGIC EZ
SUBJECT: CZECHS ON GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO COMBAT NUCLEAR
TERRORISM

REF: A) STATE 62145 B) STATE 58978

1. (U) Sensitive But Unclassified; not for internet
distribution.

2. (SBU) On May 18, Political Economic Counselor and Russian
Political Counselor for External Affairs Denis Grishchenko
met with Jan Kara, Director of the United Nations Department
at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to deliver Ref A demarche.
PolEcon Counselor and Russian Counselor welcomed Czech
membership in the Global Initiative and encouraged active
Czech participation. PolEcon Counselor and Russian Counselor
also passed the Plan of Work, Terms of Reference and main
points of contact for the Global Initiative. Kara stated that
the Czechs are proud to join the organization and noted that
information on the Global Initiative was passed on to the
Czech National Security Council's coordinating body for
foreign policy and security concerns.

3. (SBU) Kara stated that the Czechs are looking forward to
participating in the upcoming meeting in Astana and stated
that the MFA is still awaiting word from the State Office for
Nuclear Safety as to whether they would participate (Ref B).
Kara said that the Czechs plan to provide a complete list of
government-wide Global Initiative points of contact in the
near future but that the day-to-day working level contact is:
Pavel Klucky
Head of the Nonproliferation and Disarmament Unit
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Tel:(420) 224 182 227
Fax: (420) 224 182 026
E-Mail: pavel klucky@mzv.cz

4. (U) Post's Global Initiative Coordinating Officer until
July 20, 2007 is:
Christian M. Marchant
Political Officer
Tel:(420) 257 022 313
Mobile: (420) 724-285-730
E-Mail: marchantcm@state.gov
Classified E-Mail: marchantcm@state.sgov.gov
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