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Cablegate: French Response to Gicnt: Gi Initiative

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R 241700Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY PARIS
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 4635

UNCLAS PARIS 001961

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MCAP PARM PINR PINS PREL PTER KGIC FR
SUBJECT: FRENCH RESPONSE TO GICNT: GI INITIATIVE
INFORMATION PORTAL UPDATE AND REQUEST FOR UPDATED CONTACT
INFORMATION

REF: SECSTATE 109152 AND PREVIOUS

We passed reftel information on the Global Initiative
Coordinating Officers (GICO) and improvements to the Global
Initiative Information Portal (GIIP) to the French MFA Desk
Officer dealing with the transport of nuclear material Thomas
Guibert on October 16. Guibert thanked us for the update and
provided the following updated list for points of contact at
the French MFA:

Primary Point of Contact: Martin BRIENS
Title: Director
Department/Ministry: Ministry of Foreign and European
Affairs/Directorate for Strategic Affairs, Security and
Disarmament/ Head of the Office of Nuclear Non-Proliferation
and Disarmament
Email: martin.briens@diplomatie.gouv.fr
Phone: 33.1.43.17.54.55
Fax: 33.1.43.17.54.10

Point of Contact: Thomas GUIBERT
Title: Desk Officer
Department/Ministry: Ministry of Foreign and European
Affairs/Directorate for Strategic Affairs, Security and
Disarmament/Office of Nuclear Non-Proliferation and
Disarmament
Email: thomas.guibert@diplomatie.gouv.fr
Phone: 33.1.43.17.43.41
Fax: 33.1.43.17.54.10

Point of Contact: Gabrielle BONER
Title: Desk Officer
Department/Ministry: Ministry of Foreign and European
Affairs/Directorate for Strategic Affairs, Security and
Disarmament/Office of Strategic Affairs
Email: gabrielle.boner@diplomatie.gouv.fr
Phone: 33.1.43.17.53.19
Fax: 33.1.43.17.49.45

Mr. Guibert already has a GIIP account, but requested that an
account be opened for Mr. Briens and Mrs. Boner as well. He
also asked that DTRA send any applicable messages to all
three French MFA POCs, and noted that even though he has an
account, he has not been receiving any messages to date.

Embassy Paris

Point of Contact: Jerome HOHMAN
Title: Desk Officer
Email: HohmanJP@state.gov
Phone: 33.1.43.12.26.14
Fax: 33.1.43.12.26.63


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