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Cablegate: Germany to Participate in Fifth Global Initiative

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SUBJECT: GERMANY TO PARTICIPATE IN FIFTH GLOBAL INITIATIVE
MEETING

REF: STATE 132539

(SBU) Germany will participate in the Fifth Global
Initiative. EconOff met with Marc Hinrichsen, German MFA POC
for the Global Initiative, as well as Dmitri Cherkashin,
First Secretary of Russia's Embassy Berlin. Hinrichsen
stated that Ambassador Viktor Elbling will likely represent
Germany. Hinrichsen also thanked the hosts and organizers
for the generous advance notice of the meeting, stating that
it allowed maximum flexibility in planning.
Koenig

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