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Cablegate: Gou Leaning Toward Support for the Angarsk Reserve

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SUBJECT: GOU LEANING TOWARD SUPPORT FOR THE ANGARSK RESERVE

1. (SBU) The GOU has not finalized its position on the Russian
proposal to establish a nuclear fuel bank at Angarsk, but is
leaning toward supporting the Angarsk reserve. In response to
reftel points, the MFA Acting Director of International Affairs
Gustavo Somma told emboff on November 20 that his government had
yet to finalize its position, but felt a consensus of support for
the proposal was forming and Uruguay would be inclined to support
it as well.
MATTHEWMAN

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