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Cablegate: Bulgarian Ambassador to Vienna Will Attend Vienna

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSF #0399 1681009
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 161009Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY SOFIA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 5161

UNCLAS SOFIA 000399

SIPDIS

PRM/ANE FOR MONIQUE RAMHOOLIE
NEA FOR MATTHEW IRWIN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID PGOV PHUM LE UNRWA
SUBJECT: BULGARIAN AMBASSADOR TO VIENNA WILL ATTEND VIENNA
CONFERENCE

REF: SECSTATE 60216

PolOff delivered reftel demarche to the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, Department Head for UN and Global Issues, Kamen
Velichkov on June 13, and at that time, no decision had been
made on the Bulgarian delegation or contribution to the
Vienna Conference. On June 16, Middle East and Africa
Directorate Expert, Yuliya Pirozlieva told PolOff that the
Foreign Minister will not be able to attend the conference
and that the Bulgarian Ambassador to Vienna, Radi Naydenov,
will attend. Noting that Bulgaria did not have significant
donor capacity and that past contributions had been in-kind,
she said that no decision had been made about the Bulgarian
contribution this time. Pirozlieva said that Bulgaria shares
the U.S. view on the importance of the conference.
Karagiannis

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