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Cablegate: Czech Republic Supports Creating Nuclear Suppliers

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DE RUEHPG #0551 2311549
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 181549Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY PRAGUE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 0627
INFO RUCNNSG/NUCLEAR SUPPLIERS GROUP
RHEBAAA/DEPT OF ENERGY WASHDC
RUEHUNV/USMISSION UNVIE VIENNA 0052

UNCLAS PRAGUE 000551

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TAGS: PARM PREL AORC ETTC EZ
SUBJECT: CZECH REPUBLIC SUPPORTS CREATING NUCLEAR SUPPLIERS
GROUP EXCEPTION FOR INDIA

REF: STATE 85948

Political-Military Officer presented the reftel demarche to
Mr. David Maseck in the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs'
Non-proliferation Department. He told pol-mil officer that
the Czechs have been supporting an exception for India since
2006. They would like India to sign the Comprehensive Test
Ban Treaty and the Non-Proliferation Treaty, but believe that
India will not do this anytime soon. MFA Political Director
Martin Povejsil made similar statements on this issue when
Codel Lynch visited Prague on July 29.
Graber

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