DOS Cable re: Secretary of State Colin Powell's Meeting with Danish Foreign Minister Per Stig Moeller, April 27, 2004

Summary of meeting between Sec. Powell and Danish Foreign Minister. The men discussed the Gaza Strip situation, the Sudan crises and Cyprus.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2004
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Thursday, December 16, 2004
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E.O. 12958: DECL: 14/04/26
TAGS: DN, PGOV, PREL, PTER, NATO, XF
SUBJECT: THE SECRETARY'S APRIL 26 MEETING WITH DANISH
FOREIGN MINISTER PER STIG MOELLER

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AND (D).

1. (U) PARTICIPANTS:

U.S.

THE SECRETARY

• A/S BETH JONES
A/S RICHARD BOUCHER
CRAIG KELLY, S STAFF
AMBASSADOR STUART BERNSTEIN
JOHN HENNESSEY-NILAND, DENMARK DESK OFFICER (NOTETAKER)

DENMARK

FOREIGN MINISTER MOELLER
AMBASSADOR ULRIK . FEDERSPIEL
FRIIS ARNE PETERSEN, DEP FM, DANISH MFA
JESPER VAHR, A/S DANISH MFA
JOSEF MOTZFELDT, VICE PREMIER, GREENLAND HOME RULE
MAKELA ENGEL, DEP MIN, GREENLAND HOME RULE

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2. (C) SUMMARY: THE SECRETARY WELCOMED DENMARK'S

STEADFASTNESS ON IRAQ AND EXPLAINED NEXT STEPS TOWARD THE

TRANSFERRING OF AUTHORITY UNDER THE PROPOSED UN (BRAHMIMI)
PLAN. B1

I MOELLER AND THE SECRETARY
REVIEWED THE SITUATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST, SPECIFICALLY
GAZA, AND NOTED RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN. SUDAN AND CYPRUS.

END SUMMARY.

DENMARK: COMMITTED IN IRAQ,

• 3. (C) THE SECRETARY OPENED THE MEETING BY THANKING FM
MOELLER FOR DENMARK'S "STEADFASTNESS" IN IRAQ,
PARTICULARLY AT A TIME WHEN OTHER COALITION PARTNERS HAD
DECIDED TO WITHDRAW FORCES. FM MOELLER'

. (C) FM MOELLER4

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DANISH CONCERNED ABOUT GAZA,
. (C) FM MOELLER RAISED THE ISSUE OF GAZA,\

TOUR DE HORIZON: GME, SUDAN, CYPRUS, GREENLAND

6. (C) FM MOELLER NOTED

THE SECRETARY RELAYED THAT THE LATEST ARAB
LEAGUE THINKING IS FOR A FOREIGN MINISTERS MEETING MAY 8-9
TO BE FOLLOWED BY AN ARAB SUMMIT MAY 22.E

. (C) ON SUDAN, FM MOELLE14

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10. (C) THE SECRETARY WRAPPED-UP THE MEETING BY NOTING[

I GUANTANAMO «DETAINEE» FM MOELLER STATED THAT
THE SECRETARY

CONCLUDED THE MEETING BY EXPRESSING HIS CONDOLENCES FOR THE «DEATH» OF A DANISH BUSINESSMAN TAKEN HOSTAGE IN IRAQ. POWELL
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