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Cablegate: Codel Bean Travel to Croatia

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RR RUEHAG RUEHAST RUEHDA RUEHDBU RUEHDF RUEHFL RUEHIK RUEHKW RUEHLA
RUEHLN RUEHLZ RUEHPOD RUEHROV RUEHSR RUEHVK RUEHYG
DE RUEHVB #0695 2001515
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 191515Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY ZAGREB
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 7948
INFO RUEHZL/EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS ZAGREB 000695

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

H FOR MARK SMITH AND CONNIE AUSTIN
EUR/SCE FOR BALIAN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OREP AMGT ASEC AFIN SR HR
SUBJECT: CODEL BEAN TRAVEL TO CROATIA


1. Post welcomes CODEL Bean to Zagreb. Control Officer is Kirsten
Brooks Selinger, work: 385-1-661-2250/home: 385-467-4396/fax:
385-1-661-2178/cell: 385-91-455-2346, email SelingerKB@state.gov.
Administrative point of contact is Matthew Werner, work:
385-1-661-2248/home:385-234-0100/fax: 385-661-2371, email
WernerMA@state.gov

2. Accommodations at the Regent Esplanade have been made. Address:
Mihanoviceva 1, Zagreb, telephone: 385-1-45-66-666, fax:
385-1-45-66050. Daily rate is $164, including breakfast. City tax
is not included and is 1 euro. Latest cancellation date for
sleeping rooms without penalty is 48 hours in advance.

3. Listed below is the draft itinerary:
SUNDAY, JULY 22
17:00 Depart Sarajevo via MilAir

17:50 Arrive Zagreb
Met by Ambassador Bradtke, A/DCM Jeffers, Control Officer K.
Selinger, Protocol Duska Duric, Community Liaison Paul Bergen

18:20 Delegation arrives at Hotel Esplanade

19:15 Embassy Vehicles Depart for Ambassador's Residence

19:30 Informal Dinner with Embassy Team Dinner, Hosted by Ambassador
Bradtke

21:00 Dinner Ends

Optional Entertainment activity
RON Hotel Esplanade

MONDAY, JULY 23

(Separate Spouse schedule)
8:15 Business Roundtable Breakfast: Investment and the Economy
Accompanied by Ambassador, Kelsey, K. Selinger, D. Bencic
Location: Kuba Room, Esplanade Hotel

9:15 Embassy Vehicles depart Hotel for Ministry of Foreign Affairs

9:30 Meeting with Foreign Minister Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
Accompanied by Ambassador and K. Selinger.
Location: Mali Salon, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trg Zrinskog 7-8

10:15 Depart Ministry

10:20 TBD - walk or drive to upper town, brief tour

10:50 Arrive at Parliament, check in

11:00 Roundtable meeting with Parliamentarians
Accompanied by Ambassador, T. Selinger, Z. Tomic, K. Selinger.
Interpretation provided
Location: Sabor, St. Mark's Square

12:30 End Meeting

12:40 Depart Sabor for Airport
Accompanied by Ambassador, T. Selinger, Control, Z. Tomic

13:15 Arrive Airport

13:30 Depart Zagreb via MilAir
Lunch provided on plane

Spouses Schedule:

9:15 Meet Community Liaison Paul Bergen in hotel lobby

9:30 Guided tour of Gornji Grad and Cathedral

11:00 Tour ends. Optional shopping or free time
Return to Hotel Esplanade for accommodation exchange

12:40 Depart for Airport

13:15 Arrive Airport

13:30 Depart Zagreb Airport
Bradtke

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