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Cablegate: Exbs: Croatia/Slovakia/Slovenia Advisor Monthly Reporting

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INFO RUEAORC/USCUSTOMS AND BORDER PROT WASHINGTON DC
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DMARTIN; CBP/INA FOR PWARKER; USDOE/NNSA FOR TPERRY; DOC FOR
PETERSEN-BEARD

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SUBJECT: EXBS: CROATIA/SLOVAKIA/SLOVENIA ADVISOR MONTHLY REPORTING
CABLE - JUNE 2007


1. SITE ASSESSMENTS AND MEETINGS

Croatia

----13 June, Held attended a meeting with the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs (MFA), Department Head for International Security who
requested EXBS Advisor support and assistance to their Diplomatic
Academy Training Program by creating and delivering a presentation
on Guidelines for Handling License Verification Requests at Foreign
Posts. The request was accepted and it is anticipated that the
first presentation will be scheduled for fall 2007.

----14 June, accompanied the Director for the Office of Export
Controls Cooperation (ECC) to an Embassy Zagreb-hosted event in his
honor attended by the primary GOC Ministry representatives
responsible for export controls. Ministries represented included
Foreign Affairs, Economy, Interior and Finance (Customs). During
this event GOC informally committed to host the International Export
Control Conference in March 2008.

----27 June, Met with UNDP Chief Technical Advisor for Small Arms
Controls as requested to provide guidance and input on subject
matter content and presentation methodology for a Regional Control
Measures to Combat Trafficking in Small Arms and Light Weapons
(SALW) to be held in Zagreb on 28 and 29 June.

----29 June, Met with the MFA Department Head for International
Security to review and discuss suggestions to strengthen the final
draft revision of the Military Arms and Equipment legislation. The
revision review process is proceeding well and there is a concerted
effort by the GOC to have the latest legal revision, review and
adoption complete by the end of the year.

2. TRAINING CONDUCTED DURING REPORTING PERIOD

None

3. EQUIPMENT DONATIONS

Slovakia

----28 June, Met with officials from the Ministry of Finance,
Customs Directorate to present two Ludlum 192 handheld detectors,
donated by the Department of Energy and 85 Gerber tool kits, donated
by the Department of Homeland Security (CBP).

BRADTKE

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