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Cablegate: U.S. Start Treaty Itemized Cost Lists

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O 281458Z OCT 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHTA/AMEMBASSY ASTANA IMMEDIATE 3688
RUEHKV/AMEMBASSY KYIV IMMEDIATE 2147
RUEHMO/AMEMBASSY MOSCOW IMMEDIATE 4826
INFO RUEAIIA/CIA WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA IMMEDIATE 9870
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UNCLAS STATE 111229

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS
MOSCOW FOR DTRO-M/ACID
GENEVA FOR JCIC

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM KACT START US RS UP BO KZ
SUBJECT: U.S. START TREATY ITEMIZED COST LISTS

1. (U) This is an action request for Embassy Astana
(DTRO-A), Embassy Kyiv (DTRO-K), and Embassy Moscow
(DTRO-M/ACI). Please see paragraph 2.

2. (SBU) In accordance with Annex 14 to the START Treaty
Inspection Protocol, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency
(DTRA) has prepared and forwarded to embassies (via express
mail and unclassified e-mail) START Treaty itemized cost
lists for the period July 1, 2009, through September 30,
2009. Upon receipt of these lists, embassies are requested
to deliver the lists to host nation government officials not
later than October 31, 2009. Embassies are further requested
to confirm, via cable to Washington and unclassified e-mail
to DTRA/OSAS (robert.habashi@dtra.mil and
mark.beddoes@dtra.mil) the delivery of the cost lists, the
name and office of the official to whom they were delivered,
the date of delivery, and any comment or reaction provided at
that time.

3. (U) This U.S. START Treaty itemized cost list submission
is being submitted directly to the Belarusian Government via
a service message transmitted by the U.S. Nuclear Risk
Reduction Center.
CLINTON

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