Viewing cable 07REYKJAVIK42, RESPONDING TO RUSSIAN THREATS AGAINST MISSILE DEFENSE
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|07REYKJAVIK42||2007-02-26 17:05||2011-01-13 05:05||CONFIDENTIAL//NOFORN||Embassy Reykjavik|
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C O N F I D E N T I A L REYKJAVIK 000042 SIPDIS NOFORN SIPDIS STATE FOR EUR/FO A/S Dan Fried, VCI/FO A/S Paula DeSutter, ISN/FO A/S John Rood NSC for David Stephens and Judy Ansley OSD/P for Brian Green E.O. 12958: DECL: 02/26/2017 TAGS: PREL MARR EZ PL IC SUBJECT: RESPONDING TO RUSSIAN THREATS AGAINST MISSILE DEFENSE REF: STATE 21640 Classified By: CDA Arnold Campbell for reasons 1.4 (b) and (d). (C) Charge delivered reftel points to Thordur Bjarni Gudjonsson, Acting Political Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on February 26. Gudjonsson said that the Icelanders would take a further look at this issue but that he was already familiar with the Russian's negative opinion of NATO expansion having served from 2000 until 2005 as the Deputy of the Icelandic delegation to NATO. He said the GOI would continue supporting the USG position in meetings but that it was doubtful that the GOI would make a public statement on the issue at this time. CAMPBELL