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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Wmd Foreign Consequence

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBM #1033 2531613
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 101613Z SEP 07
FM AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 7282

UNCLAS BUCHAREST 001033

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR EUR/NCE AARON JENSEN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PTER KGIT OTRA RO
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: WMD FOREIGN CONSEQUENCE
MANAGEMENT COOPERATION WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF ROMANIA

REF: SECSTATE 119516

1. (U) Poloff delivered reftel demarche on September 6 to the
Chief of the Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Department in
the Ministry of Administration and Interior, Col. Viile
Ramniceanu, and on September 10 to MFA Deputy Director for
Non-Proliferation, Arms Control and Combating Terrorism, Anca
Jurcan. Ramniceanu was taking the lead on the Flexible
Response 08 exercise and was looking forward to working with
experts from the U.S. regarding the Foreign Consequence
Management Program. He looked forward to arranging for a one
day seminar to be held prior to the exercise and agreed that
20-21 September would be a good time for him to host members
of the Department's Foreign Consequence Management Program
(FCMP). He asked Poloff to provide soonest the names of the
people from FCMP who would be attending so that he could make
the necessary arrangements.

2. The MFA's Anca Jurcan appreciated Poloff taking the time
to keep her informed and said she would coordinate directly
with Ramniceanu to see if MFA's participation in this meeting
was necessary. From her perspective, 20-21 September was also
a good time to conduct the meeting to discuss a one-day
seminar. Poloff promised to keep her informed regarding the
progress of the meeting and the seminar.

TAUBMAN

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