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Cablegate: Eu Will Not Attend Friends of Iraq Conference

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RR RUEHBC RUEHDA RUEHDE RUEHIHL RUEHKUK
DE RUEHBS #0865 1581541
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 061541Z JUN 08
FM USEU BRUSSELS
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC
INFO RUCNRAQ/IRAQ COLLECTIVE
RUEHAD/AMEMBASSY ABU DHABI
RUEHGB/AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD

UNCLAS BRUSSELS 000865

SIPDIS

FOR NEA/I BILL JENSEN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL MARR MOPS OTRA IZ
SUBJECT: EU WILL NOT ATTEND FRIENDS OF IRAQ CONFERENCE

REF: A. STATE 50592

B. STATE 56560
C. STATE 60393

Invitation and proposed agenda for the June 17-19 Iraq
Conference Meeting in Abu Dhabi were passed to both the EU
Council and the EU Commission. Both institutions today
advised that they will not be attending the conference. EU
officials will be in Iraq June 17-19 negotiating the EU-Iraq
Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA).
Murray
.

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