216996 7/17/2009 5:35 09BUCHAREST500 Embassy Bucharest UNCLASSIFIED 09STATE51930|09STATE57298 VZCZCXRO9733 PP RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHROV RUEHSL RUEHSR DE RUEHBM #0500 1980535 ZNR UUUUU ZZH P 170535Z JUL 09 FM AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9737 INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE PRIORITY RUEHIL/AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD PRIORITY 0288 UNCLAS BUCHAREST 000500
DEPT FOR EUR/CE ASCHIEBE AND SCA/PB
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: EAID, ECON, EFIN, PK, RO SUBJECT: ROMANIA: 50,000 EURO FOR PAKISTANI IDPS
REF: A) STATE 57298 B) STATE 51930
Acting DCM delivered reftel A and reftel B talking points to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on May 22 and June 10, respectively. The MFA responded on June 30th stating, via Diplomatic Note, that "the Government of Romania has recently approved an emergency humanitarian contribution of EUR 50,000 from the budget of development assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Pakistan that will be channeled through the International Committee of the Red Cross."