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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered to Luxembourg: Encouraging Senior-Level

VZCZCXYZ0001
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHLE #0009 0192237
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 191651Z JAN 10
FM AMEMBASSY LUXEMBOURG
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 0058
INFO RUEHLE/AMEMBASSY LUXEMBOURG

UNCLAS LUXEMBOURG 000009

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL NATO AF LU
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED TO LUXEMBOURG: ENCOURAGING SENIOR-LEVEL
PARTICIPATION IN THE PRT CONFERENCE IN PRAGUE

REF: 10 STATE 3595; 09 PRAGUE 731

1. (SBU) Pol/Econ Chief delivered reftel talking points to
GOL Defense Director Jean-Jacques Welfring January 19. Welfring
stated that he expected someone from the MFA would attend the PRT
conference but who was yet to be determined.

2. (SBU) DCM also met with George Friden, MFA Director of
Political Affairs January 19 and discussed the PRT Conference.
Friden said that although he would like to attend the PRT
Conference in Prague, an E.U. meeting on Afghanistan in Brussels
that same day, requires his presence.

3. (U) Post will advise as soon as GOL identifies their
delegate to the conference in Prague.

4. (U) POC this action is Pol/Econ Chief Michael A. Via,
email: viama@state.gov.
Stroum

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