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Cablegate: Czech Rep: Demarche On Joint U.S.-Russian Effort

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P 220535Z MAY 07
FM AMEMBASSY PRAGUE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9094
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RUEHMD/AMEMBASSY MADRID 0807
RUEHMO/AMEMBASSY MOSCOW 0741
RUEHVEN/USMISSION USOSCE 0148

UNCLAS PRAGUE 000580

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SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

EUR/RPM (PROSEN) AND USOSCE (SIBILLA) AND S/CT (RANGASWAMY)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OSCE PREL PTER ABUD AFIN EZ
SUBJECT: CZECH REP: DEMARCHE ON JOINT U.S.-RUSSIAN EFFORT
TO SEEK HIGH-LEVEL, ROBUST PARTICIPATION FROM OSCE
PARTICIPATING STATES FOR MAY 31-JUNE 1 COUNTERTERRORISM
CONFERENCE

REF: STATE 62142

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

2. (SBU) On May 14, Poloff and Russian Political Counselor
for External Affairs Denis Grishchenko delivered reftel
demarche to Ivan Pinter, Acting Director of the United
Nations Department, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Responding to reftel points, Pinter stated that Czech Special
Coordinator on Counterterrorism Issues Ambassador Josef Braun
is unfortunately unavailable to attend the OSCE
Counterterrorism Conference and that the Czechs will be
represented by their Ambassador to the OSCE in Vienna.
GRABER

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