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Cablegate: Canadian Participation in Psi 5th Anniversary

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM KNNP PREL CA
SUBJECT: CANADIAN PARTICIPATION IN PSI 5TH ANNIVERSARY
CONFERENCE

REF: STATE 164784

1. (U) In response to reftel demarche on December 13,
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Senior
Advisor for Non-Proliferation Michael Blackmore informed
Embassy on December 20 that Assistant Deputy Minister and
Political Director Colleen Swords plans to head the Canadian
delegation to the Fifth Anniversary Conference of the
Proliferation Security Initiative in May 2008. (Note:
Swords is the counterpart of Undersecretary for Political
Affairs Burns, and one of Canada's most impressive and
influential senior diplomats. End note)

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