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Cablegate: Demarche Given: Pre-Invitation to Africa Regional Workshop

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SUBJECT: DEMARCHE GIVEN: PRE-INVITATION TO AFRICA REGIONAL WORKSHOP
ON BIOSAFETY AND BIOSECURITY

REF: STATE 96413 (U) On September 24, Econoff delivered ref demarche to MFA Environment and Sustainable Development Department Counselor Amr Abdel-Wareth regarding the African Biosafety and Biosecurity workshop to be held in February, 2010 in Nairobi. Abdel-Wareth, who started his position less than a month ago, said he would review the workshop information and discuss it with MFA offices responsible for UN and non-proliferation issues. Post will report any substantive Egyptian response septel. Scobey

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