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Cablegate: Finland Endorses the Global Initiative to Combat

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHHE #0438 1581314
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 071314Z JUN 07
FM AMEMBASSY HELSINKI
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 3440

UNCLAS HELSINKI 000438

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EUR/NB/JLOVELL, ISN/WMDT, AND T/TKATSAPIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PTER PARM PREL KGIC FI
SUBJECT: FINLAND ENDORSES THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO COMBAT
NUCLEAR TERRORISM

REF: A. SECSTATE 75990 AND PREVIOUS

B. PRESCOTT-LOVELL-AMEMBASSY HELSINKI E-MAILS
(VARIOUS)

1. In response to Refs A and B, PolChief delivered demarches
and related materials to Counselor Jani Raappani in the
Finnish MFA,s Unit for Arms Control, Disarmament and
Non-Proliferation. Demarche and document delivery were
coordinated with the Russian Embassy,s Counselor Vladimir
Kozen.

2. On June 4 the Embassy received a Note Verbale from the GOF
indicating that it had endorsed the GI,s Statement of
Principles. (Note has been faxed to State ISN/WMDT.)

3. Finland will be represented at the GI,s June 11-12
meeting in Kazakhstan by Ambassador Hannu Mantyvaara.

4. Embassy Helsinki GICOs are Gregory Thome and Nick
Killenberger (tel: 358-9-6162-5479, fax: 358-9-6162-5766).
Please include both GICOs on all GICO-related e-mail traffic.
HYATT

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