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Cablegate: Informing Switzerland of the Fifth Global

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ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 240717Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY BERN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 5556
INFO RUEHMO/AMEMBASSY MOSCOW 0615
RUEHTC/AMEMBASSY THE HAGUE 4106
RUEHAT/AMCONSUL AMSTERDAM 0017

UNCLAS BERN 000656

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DEPT FOR ISN/WMDT (S.PRESCOTT/M.WATT), S/CT, AND EUR/CE
(Y.SAINT-ANDRE)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KGIC PARM PINR PINS PREL PTER SZ
SUBJECT: INFORMING SWITZERLAND OF THE FIFTH GLOBAL
INITIATIVE MEETING IN JUNE 2009

REF: SECSTATE 132539

1. Poloff coordinated with local Dutch embassy DCM Karin
Moessenlechner to deliver the reftel announcement to
appropriate Swiss government colleagues regarding the Fifth
Plenary Meeting of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear
Terrorism (GICNT), which will be hosted by the Netherlands in
June 2009. After coordinating with the relevant local
Russian embassy counterpart, Moessenlechner contacted
Riccarda Torriani, acting GICNT POC in the Arms Control and
Disarmament Section of the Swiss Federal Department of
Foreign Affairs (EDA), to deliver the reftel announcement on
behalf of the USG, GON, and GOR.
CARTER

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