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INFO RUCNDSC/DISARMAMENT CONFERENCE COLLECTIVE
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TAGS: PARM CTBT GM
SUBJECT: GERMANY TO ATTEND INFORMAL MEETING ON MARGINS OF
SEPTEMBER 24-25 CTBT CONFERENCE

REF: STATE 97170

1. (U) MFA Arms Control Chief Peter Gottwald plans to attend
the informal CTBT meeting with U/S Tauscher on the margins of
the September 24-25 Article XIV Conference in New York. Per
instructions from the German UN Mission, Gottwald has blocked
off time for the meeting on the morning of September 25.
However, he remains flexible and is awaiting confirmation
from USG officials on meeting time/place.

2. (U) Gottwald has already departed Germany for visits to
other European capitals prior to his arrival in New York on
September 23. Follow-up information should be coordinated in
the U.S. with German Mission contact Florian Laudi at
202.940.0429.
Murphy

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