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Cablegate: Rokg Will Play an Active Role in Nuclear Security

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INFO RUCNKOR/KOREA COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 1956
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 0041
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TAGS: PARM EAID TBIO IAEA NPT AORC CDG ENRG MNUC
PGOV, PREL, UNGA, KS, KN
SUBJECT: ROKG WILL PLAY AN ACTIVE ROLE IN NUCLEAR SECURITY
SUMMITS

REF: STATE 7493

(SBU) On January 28, Pol M/C delivered refetel demarche with
Dutch DCM Marjo Crompvoets to Shin Dong-ik, MOFAT's
Director-General of the International Organizations Bureau,
formally inviting invite the ROKG to the Third Sherpa Meeting
in February. DG Shin assured us that the ROKG was committed
to playing a constructive role in both the Third Sherpa
Meeting and the President's Nuclear Security Summit. He said
that Vice Minister Chun Young-hoo had a good discussion with
NSC Advisor Gary Samore in Washington, DC on January 25 and
re-affirmed that President Lee will attend the April Summit.
STEPHENS

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