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Cablegate: Embassy Madrid Participation in Esth Conference

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UNCLAS MADRID 001408

SIPDIS

FOR OES (CHRIS SANDROLINI AND ISABEL GATES)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: SENV TSPA TSPL KPAO KSCA AMGT SP
SUBJECT: EMBASSY MADRID PARTICIPATION IN ESTH CONFERENCE

REF: STATE 65402

1. Embassy Madrid ESTH Officer Ken Forder hopes to
participate in reftel conference June 20-24. Confirmation of
his participation depends on financial arrangements. Total
cost of participation is expected to run USD 2,668.00. This
breaks down as follows:

Round Trip airfare Madrid to Washington D.C. - 1,250.00
Taxis (including airport to hotel and back) - 175.00
6 nights hotel - 918.00
6.5 days of M, I and E - 325.00.

2. Embassy Madrid only has resources to fund the travel
component of the trip (round trip airfare and taxis - USD
1,425.00). Forder would be able to attend the conference if
the Department could fund lodging and M, I and E expenses
(USD 1,243.00). Please advise ASAP (and before May 2 hotel
reservatioon cutoff date) via EMail to Forder
(forderk@state.gov).
MANZANARES

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