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Cablegate: Psi 5th Anniversary Conference: Swiss Notified

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OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSW #1157 3551750
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 211750Z DEC 07
FM AMEMBASSY BERN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4768

UNCLAS BERN 001157

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR T, ISN/CPI (J.PURCELL/C.GUZMAN) AND EUR/AGS
(Y.SAINT-ANDRE)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM KNNP KSTC PREL SZ
SUBJECT: PSI 5TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE: SWISS NOTIFIED

REF: STATE 164778

1. (SBU) On December 18, Poloff provided the "save the date"
non-paper in para 5 of reftel to Andreas Friedrich, Head of
the MFA Arms Control and Disarmament Section. Friedrich
thanked poloff for the information, saying that early notice
of this planned event was helpful. He could not yet make any
commitments with regard to possible Swiss representation at
the May conference.
CARTER

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