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Cablegate: Czech Republic: Reply to Demarche On Climate

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FM AMEMBASSY PRAGUE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 1785
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS PRAGUE 000572

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TAGS: KGHG SENV ENRG TRGY EUN EZ
SUBJECT: CZECH REPUBLIC: REPLY TO DEMARCHE ON CLIMATE
CHANGE DISCUSSION WITH EU MEMBER STATES

REF: STATE 97542

1. (SBU) We delivered reftel demarche on September 25 to
Environment Ministry Department of Climate Change Director
Pavel Zamyslicky. Zamyslicky said he is pleased that the
U.S. is taking strides to combat climate change outside of
the Waxman-Markey bill, which he fears will not sufficiently
progress before commencement of Copenhagen negotiations. He
also acknowledged President Obama's clear dedication to
seeing a positive result in Copenhagen. Zamyslicky expressed
his hopes that the U.S. will give serious consideration to
the EU Commission's global finance blueprint for supporting
the developing world's efforts to combat climate change.
Thompson-Jones

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