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Cablegate: Ukraine Considering Partnering for Global Hunger

VZCZCXYZ0000
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHKV #1906 3080628
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 040628Z NOV 09
FM AMEMBASSY KYIV
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 8725

UNCLAS KYIV 001906

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR EAID ETRD UP
SUBJECT: UKRAINE CONSIDERING PARTNERING FOR GLOBAL HUNGER
AND FOOD SECURITY DEMARCHE

REF: STATE 00107298

1. Post delivered reftel demarche to the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and the Ministry of Agricultural Policy on October
20, 2009. On November 3, the Ministry of Agricultural Policy
replied that they were interested in assisting the effort,
but requested more information about the specifics of their
potential role. Embassy Kyiv is working with the Ministry,
drawing on the text of reftel talking points, to clarify
their options.
PETTIT

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