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Cablegate: Mauritius Positive About Gtri Cooperative Program

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R 080217Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY PORT LOUIS
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 4316

UNCLAS PORT LOUIS 000428

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PASS TO DEPT OF ENERGY WASHDC, POC BRIAN WAUD AND
STATE/ISN/NESS, POC BRENDAN PLAPP

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SUBJECT: MAURITIUS POSITIVE ABOUT GTRI COOPERATIVE PROGRAM

REF: SECSTATE 119271

1. (SBU) By request of reftel, RSO Helm met with the Chief of
Mauritius' Radiological Protection Authority (RPA), Faradally
Abdoulla Ollite, to ascertain his agency's interest and
cooperation regarding the identification of high-risk and
vulnerable radioactive sources in use or in storage. Ollite
stated he has already communicated with Brian Waud and looks
forward to Waud's upcoming visit. He stated his organization
is open to an assessment regarding improving, if need be,
their current methods of use and storage.

2. (U) Ollite stated he is the RPA's main point of contact.
He can be reached at (230) 208-0934. The US Embassy POC for
these matters is RSO Kevin Helm at (230) 258-9067 or
helmk@state.gov.
CABRERA

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