Viewing cable 08REYKJAVIK166, NAC STATEMENT ON RUSSIAN ACTIONS IN GEORGIA
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|08REYKJAVIK166||2008-08-11 16:04||2011-01-13 05:05||CONFIDENTIAL||Embassy Reykjavik|
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C O N F I D E N T I A L REYKJAVIK 000166 SIPDIS FOR EUR/NB, EUR/RPM, EUR/RUS, EUR/CARC ALSO S/ES-O Georgia Task Force E.O. 12958: DECL: 08/11/2018 TAGS: NATO PARM KCFE RU GG IC SUBJECT: NAC STATEMENT ON RUSSIAN ACTIONS IN GEORGIA REF: STATE 85678 Classified by Ambassador Carol van Voorst for reasons 1.4 (b) and (d). 1.(C) Ambassador delivered reftel demarche to MFA Political Director Greta Gunnarsdottir August 11. Noting that Iceland has publicly endorsed the August 8 OSCE statement and the August 11 EU presidency statement calling for immediate cessation of hostilities and a return to negotiations, Gunnarsdottir said the MFA was following developments closely, and was in close touch with its representatives in NATO. The proposed key points will be carefully and quickly considered. 2.(SBU) Echoing Foreign Minister Gisladottir's comments over the weekend, Gunnarsdottir noted that the security and welfare of civilians was a particular concern of the government of Iceland, and was pleased to see the commitment to humanitarian assistance in the proposed language. van Voorst