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Cablegate: Bulgaria to Consider Us Call for Contributions To

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DE RUEHSF #1149 2670501
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 240501Z SEP 07
FM AMEMBASSY SOFIA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4325
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK

UNCLAS SOFIA 001149

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR IO/UNP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: UNSC LE PTER AU
SUBJECT: BULGARIA TO CONSIDER US CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO
SPECIAL TRIBUNAL FOR LEBANON

REF: STATE 129919

On September 21, PolOff delivered reftel demarche to the
Directorate of International Law Minister Counselor, Milen
Lyutskanov. Noting the recent assassination of Lebanese
Parliament member Antione Ghanem, Lyutskanov said this region
is very important for donor countries. Lyutskanov said that
Bulgaria has been active in this region and willing to help,
but that he could not immediately say what contribution from
Bulgaria would be viable. Lyutskanov will distribute
non-paper on issue to relevant GOB decision makers.
Karagiannis

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