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Cablegate: Latvian Attendance at 62nd Unga

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TAGS: PREL OVIP UNGA LG
SUBJECT: Latvian attendance at 62nd UNGA

Ref: State 101170

Post submits the following information in response to reftel.

A. Attendance of the Head of State.

Valdis Zatlers, President of Latvia

Arriving September 22nd, departing September 27th, will attend
general debate

His wife, Lilita Zatlere, will also travel to New York

Interpretation would not be required in a bilateral or multilateral
meeting.

B. Attendance of the Head of Government.

Aigars Kalvitis, Prime Minister, will not/not attend UNGA.

C. Attendance of the Foreign Minister.

Artis Pabriks, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Arriving September 21, departing September 28. Will attend general
debate.

Spouse will not accompany.

Interpretation would not be required.

D. Name of other host country VIPs who will attend.

No known VIP's plan to attend

E. Attendance of the Foreign Ministry official responsible for IO
affairs :

Ilgvars Klava, Political Director

Arriving September 22, departing September 28. Will attend general
debate.

No spouse will accompany.

No interpretation required

BAILEY

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