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Cablegate: Russian Participation in Black Sea Economic Cooperation

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHMO #4133 2351204
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 231204Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3179
INFO RUEHAK/AMEMBASSY ANKARA 3238
RUEHIT/AMCONSUL ISTANBUL 0738

UNCLAS MOSCOW 004133

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR EUR/PGI MANRING

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON SENV TU RS
SUBJECT: RUSSIAN PARTICIPATION IN BLACK SEA ECONOMIC COOPERATION
SYMPOSIUM ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH

REF: SECSTATE 114613

1. As requested reftel, EST contacted the Department of Natural
Resources to determine who was expected to represent Russia at the
September 12-13 BSEC Symposium in Istanbul, as no names of
recommended invitees were provided by Department. We were informed
that Ms. Natalya Tretyakova, Department for International
Cooperation, Ministry of Natural Resources, would most likely
attend.

2. We have been working to identify an NGO representative or local
official to invite, and will pass information directly to EUR/PGI
when available.

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