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Cablegate: Hungarian Assistance to Georgia

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RR RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHROV
DE RUEHUP #0935 2671623
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 231623Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY BUDAPEST
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3413
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS BUDAPEST 000935

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR EUR/ACE JENI WASHELESKI AND EUR/CE JAMIE
LAMORE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL KCRS EAID GG RS HU
SUBJECT: HUNGARIAN ASSISTANCE TO GEORGIA

REF: A. SECSTATE 100093
B. BUDAPEST 0916

(SBU) MFA Security and Non-proliferation Department Head
Vilmos Hamikus told PolOff September 22 that the GOH is still
discussing the level of support they will be able to provide
at the October 15 EU Donors Conference. Hamikus commented
that the EU accepted three of five personnel for the EU
Observer Team going to Georgia (ref B) as well as an armored
vehicle for the EU Head of Mission. Hamikus noted that the
initial EU deployment calls for approximately 200 personnel,
reaching 340 by February 2009.
Foley

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