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Cablegate: Rokg Participation for October Spiez

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHUL #2422 2250451
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 130451Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY SEOUL
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5978
INFO RHEBAAA/DEPT OF ENERGY WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RUEHBS/USEU BRUSSELS PRIORITY
RUEHUNV/USMISSION UNVIE VIENNA PRIORITY 0092

UNCLAS SEOUL 002422

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT PLEASE PASS TO DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY/NATIONAL NUCLEAR
SECURITY ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF DEFENSE NUCLEAR
NONPROLIFERATION: TRISHA DEDIK

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM KNNP ENRG PREL KS
SUBJECT: ROKG PARTICIPATION FOR OCTOBER SPIEZ
NONPROLIFERATION MEETING UNDECIDED

REF: SECSTATE 106767

1. (SBU) On August 6, poloff delivered reftel demarche and
letter of invitation to Kim Jae-woo, Deputy Director of the
Disarmament and Nonproliferation Division of the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT). Kim said that due to
other more pressing matters, the ROKG had not yet decided
whether to participate in the October meeting in Spiez, or
who the participants would be. Kim undertook to discuss the
issue with the relevant MOFAT divisions and ROKG agencies and
said he would inform the Embassy of the decision as soon as
possible.
STANTON

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