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Cablegate: Rokg Non-Proliferation Treaty Preparatory

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHUL #0918 1230828
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 020828Z MAY 08
FM AMEMBASSY SEOUL
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9723
INFO RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 1966
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0526
RUEHUNV/USMISSION UNVIE VIENNA PRIORITY 0109

UNCLAS SEOUL 000918

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR ISN/MNSA (SCOTT DAVIS, TERRILL RAY, STEVE ADAMS);
GENEVA FOR CD; UNVIE FOR IAEA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ENRG KNNP MNUC PARM PREL NPT IAEA KS
SUBJECT: ROKG NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY PREPARATORY
COMMITTEE DEMARCHE RESPONSE

REF: SECSTATE 45218

1. (SBU) On 1 May, poloff delivered reftel demarche to Choi
Ki-Cheon, Deputy Director of the Disarmament and
Nonproliferation Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
and Trade. Choi said that the Disarmament and
Non-proliferation Division's Lee Sang-soo departed for the
Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) Preparatory Committee
(PrepCom) on 25 April and would return on 4 May, prior to
PrepCom's conclusion on 9 May. Kim Haek-cho of the ROK
Embassy in Geneva will attend the remainder of the
conference. Choi undertook to convey the points in reftel to
the ROK Geneva delegation as soon as possible.
VERSHBOW

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