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Cablegate: Rok Response to Georgia Donors' Conference Request

Published: Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:00 AM
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SUBJECT: ROK RESPONSE TO GEORGIA DONORS' CONFERENCE REQUEST
REF: STATE 109212
Deputy Econ Counselor met with Director Kim Hyung-tae of
MOFAT's Development Cooperation Division on October 20 to
deliver the USG request for a ROK contribution at the October
22 Georgia Donors' Conference (Reftel). Kim said the ROKG
has no plans to provide assistance to Georgia at the
conference but ROK Embassy personnel in Brussels will attend.
When asked for clarification, Kim stated that Korea may
consider providing assistance to Georgia based on results of
the conference.
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