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Cablegate: Bulgaria Will Try to Align Itself with Eu Views At

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSF #1359 3411518
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 071518Z DEC 07
FM AMEMBASSY SOFIA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 4572

UNCLAS SOFIA 001359

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

EUR/NCE FOR MARK TURNER

NEA/ELA FOR ANN SOMERSET

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV KDEM LE SY
SUBJECT: BULGARIA WILL TRY TO ALIGN ITSELF WITH EU VIEWS AT
FOREIGN MINISTERS MEETING

REF: SECSTATE 164327

PolOff delivered reftel demarche to the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs European Security and Defense Policy Unit Chief,
Radka Balabanova on December 7. Balabanova said that she was
familiar the U.S. positions and that Bulgaria would try to
align itself with the EU position on the issues. She noted
that Kosovo was the most sensitive issue. Balabanova, who
will be part of the Bulgarian delegation to Brussels,
promised to deliver the talking points to her superiors
immediately.
Beyrle

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