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Cablegate: Portugal Understands Security Needs for 2009

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R 181602Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY LISBON
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 7241
INFO RUEHZL/EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE
RUEHBUL/AMEMBASSY KABUL 0072

UNCLAS LISBON 002789

SIPDIS

EUR/RPM:AARON COPE AND SCA/A:NISHA SINGH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AF PREL MOPS MARR PO
SUBJECT: PORTUGAL UNDERSTANDS SECURITY NEEDS FOR 2009
AFGHAN ELECTIONS

REF: SECSTATE 131480

Portuguese MFA interlocutors told us December 17 that they
are aware of the call for contributions to support the 2009
elections in Afghanistan. The Portuguese are studying this
request as part of the broader study of potential Portuguese
contributions to ISAF.
STEPHENSON

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