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Cablegate: Paper On National Security and Nuclear Weapons In

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DE RUEHMO #2845 2671510
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O 231510Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0092
INFO RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RHMFIUU/DEPT OF ENERGY WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/JOINT STAFF WASHDC IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS MOSCOW 002845

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FOR ISN/RA GODBY, ISN/SPO BUTTRICK, DOE/NNSA HARVEY, OSD/P
STEIN, NSC BG SMITH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP PREL PARM RS
SUBJECT: PAPER ON NATIONAL SECURITY AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN
THE 21ST CENTURY DELIVERED TO RUSSIA

REF: STATE 101233

We delivered reftel points to MFA DVBR Advisor Sergey
Kashirin September 23. DATT also delivered points to MOD
UVS. Kashirin indicated that Moscow was familiar with U.S.
policy on nuclear weapons and said he looked forward to
reading the paper. He had no other questions, but used the
opportunity to reiterate Moscow's request for a draft text on
a post-START agreement as soon as possible.
BEYRLE

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