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Cablegate: Kazakhstan: Troop Contributions in Darfur

VZCZCXYZ0013
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHTA #1808 1840628
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 030628Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY ASTANA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9962

UNCLAS ASTANA 001808

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR SCA/CEN M. O'MARA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL KPKO UNSC MASS SU KZ
SUBJECT: KAZAKHSTAN: TROOP CONTRIBUTIONS IN DARFUR

REF: STATE 90022

(SBU) In a meeting with Poloff on July 3, Ministry of Foreign
Affairs International Security Advisor Kayrat Sarzhanov
promised to pass reftel information on to his superiors at
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Security Council. He
gave no indication of the likelihood of Kazakhstan's
participation but told Poloff that he hopes to have an answer
soon. DATT also delivered the message informally to Israel
Telegen, Ministry of Defense Directorate of International
Cooperation Chief, who offered no immediate reaction.
MILAS

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