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Cablegate: Interim Response: Kosovo Debt Relief Trust

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHHE #0448 2761352
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 021352Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY HELSINKI
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 4573

UNCLAS HELSINKI 000448

DEPARTMENT FOR EUR/ACE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID EFIN EINV PREL EU FI
SUBJECT: INTERIM RESPONSE: KOSOVO DEBT RELIEF TRUST
FUND

REF: STATE 101356

1. Econ Assistant delivered reftel points requesting
financial assistance for the World Bank-managed Kosovo
Debt Relief Fund, and urging GOF to support IMF and
World Bank membership for Kosovo to Mr Martti Eirola,
Kosovo Desk Officer at the Finnish Ministry of Foreign
Affairs (MFA) on September 26. On October 1, Eirola
said the issue needs some more consultations on the
MFA side, thereafter the MFA will be able to reply
properly. Post will report additional information
septel.
BARRETT

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