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DEPT FOR EUR/SCE, DRL, INL, AND S/WCI, NSC FOR BRAUN, USUN FOR DREW SCHUFLETOWSKI, USOSCE FOR STEVE STEGER, OPDAT FOR ACKER
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: ETTC, KSTC, PARM, PREL, RO, PGOV, KJUS, KCRM, EAID, KDEM, UNMIK, YI SUBJECT: KOSOVO: DELEGATION FOR EXBS CONFERENCE IN BUCHAREST
REF: A. 06 STATE 204162 B. STATE 10878
1. (SBU) Kosovo will send a delegation to the Eighth International Export Control Conference in Bucharest March 6-8, 2006. Given Kosovo's unique status as a UN-administered territory, the delegation will be led by an international United Nations Interim Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) representative, Malcolm Brown, Director of Law Enforcement (Special Projects) at UNMIK Customs. The other participants, all Kosovars from UNMIK Customs, will be:
Ekrem Hajdari, Director of Law Enforcement, Compliance and International Liaison Bahri Berisha, Deputy Director, Criminal Investigation Naim Pasha, Assistant Director and Head of Intelligence.
UNMIK will pay for Mr. Brown's travel expenses, but the others will accept the U.S. Government's offer to pay for airfare, hotel, and meals and incidental expenses.
2. (SBU) The delegation will travel to Bucharest by plane on Monday, March 5, and return to Pristina on Thursday, March 8, and will require hotel accommodations at the conference site. Post will use the EXBS fund cite to purchase airlines tickets for the delegation and to cover their meals and incidentals stipends, and will contact Los Alamos Technical Associates regarding their hotel reservations.
3. (SBU) The USOP point of contact for the conference and other EXBS-related issues is Poloff Tracey Thornton. She can be reached at 381-38-549-516, ext. 3110 (office), 377-44-507-102 (GSM), 381-38-502-107 (fax) or ThorntonTR@state.gov. KAIDANOW