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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered to Gor On Helium-3 Shortage For

VZCZCXYZ0001
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHMO #0200 0281138
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 281138Z JAN 10
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 6072
INFO RUEHII/VIENNA IAEA POSTS COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS MOSCOW 000200

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

ISN/MNSA FOR JSANBORN, ISN/NESS FOR BPLAPP AND ZNAZARIO

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC ENRG IAEA KNNP PARM RS
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED TO GOR ON HELIUM-3 SHORTAGE FOR
IAEA SAFEGUARDS

REF: A. A. SECSTATE 3312
B. B. YOUNG-LOCHBRYN EMAIL 1/16/10

SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

1. (SBU) Post delivered reftel demarche orally to Aleksey
Ubeyev, Deputy Director of International Cooperation
Department, at Rosatom on January 14. After consulting with
the Department (ref B), post delivered slightly abridged
written talking points also to Ubeyev on Jan 19. As Ubeyev
is currently out of the country, post followed up with
Rosatom contact Aleksandr Zhgutov, Director of Office of
Relations with International Organizations, (one level below
Ubeyev) on January 22. Zhgutov informed us that Rosatom is
"working on the issue". He noted that Olli Heinonen, Deputy
Director General of IAEA, visited Rosatom in mid-January and
raised the Helium-3 shortage issue. Post will continue to
follow up.
Beyrle

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