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Cablegate: Curriculum Vitae of Japanese Head Delegate And

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP MCAP PINR PTER JA
SUBJECT: CURRICULUM VITAE OF JAPANESE HEAD DELEGATE AND
ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REGARDING THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE
MEETING IN MOROCCO

REF: A. REF A: SECSTATE 173436

B. REF B: SECSTATE 173436
C. REF C: DIETER - HOBBS EMAIL OF 10/18

1. THIS IS AN ACTION MESSAGE. SEE PARAGRAPH 3.

2. SUMMARY: Embassy Science and Technology Officer Ayanna
Hobbs met with MOFA on 18 October to review details on the GI
Morocco meeting (reftels). Japan raised additional questions,
provided the CV of Japan,s head of delegation, and commented
on its expert-level briefing proposal. END SUMMARY.

Japanese Questions
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3. Japan asked if there would be a meeting with journalists
and whether we intended to issue a press statement after the
meeting. Japan made it clear that they would have to approve
the language in any common statement before they could agree
to its release.

4. Japan asked if it should reserve its own hotel rooms.
Embassy officer explained that she understood travel and
accommodations were each delegate's responsibility. However
Japan seeks further clarification.

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Japanese Delegation
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5. MOFA has changed its travel itinerary to arrive in time to
attend the Russian embassy reception on Sunday, 29 October.
MOFA also provided the curriculum vitae of Japan,s head of
delegation Nakane. BEGIN TEXT OF CV:

Mr. Takeshi Nakane, 57, is married with four children:

March 1974
Graduated from Kyoto University (Law Faculty)

April 1974
Entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

January 1985
First Secretary, Embassy of Japan in the Federal Republic of
Germany

October 1987
Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Japan to the International
Organizations in Geneva

January 1992
Director, Disarmament Division, United Nations Bureau

August 1993
Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Division, Foreign
Policy Bureau

July 1994
Director, International Press Division

February 1996
Director, Overseas Establishments Division

April 1998
Minister, Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Korea

May 2000
Consul-General, Consulate-General of Japan in Munich, FRG

August 2002
Assistant Vice-Minister

January 2005
Deputy Director-General, Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and
Science Department, Foreign Policy Bureau

August 2005
Ambassador, Director-General, Disarmament, Non-Proliferation
and Science Department, Foreign Policy
Bureau


Expert-Level Briefing
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6. MOFA appreciates Washington suggestions on Japan,s expert
level briefing. It will inform Washington of its final topic
after conferring with other Japanese government agencies. As
part of its presentation, Japan will include information
regarding a seminar co-organized by the Government of Japan


and the IAEA on 8-10 November 2006 entitled Seminar on
Strengthening Nuclear Security in Asian Countries. The
purpose of the seminar is to increase the awareness in the
Asian region on the need to strengthen nuclear and
radiological security.
SCHIEFFER

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