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Cablegate: Gvn Urged to Consider Participation in Psi and Global

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SUBJECT: GVN URGED TO CONSIDER PARTICIPATION IN PSI AND GLOBAL
INITIATIVE

REF: STATE 63899

(SBU) In a June 17 meeting with MFA Americas Department Director
Nguyen Ba Hung, the DCM delivered reftel points urging the GVN to
consider participation in the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear
Terrorism and to endorse the Proliferation Security Initiative
Statement of Interdiction Principles. Hung said the GVN would
continue its consideration of these two initiatives in its
interagency process, involving the Ministries of Defense and Public
Security and the General Department of Customs. He did not provide
a time frame for a final decision. Post will continue to raise the
issue.

MICHALAK

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