08ASTANA778, KAZAKHSTAN – POST ENDORSES FY2008 SECTION 1206

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Reference ID Created Released Classification Origin
08ASTANA778 2008-04-21 09:02 2011-08-30 01:44 UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Embassy Astana

VZCZCXYZ0018
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHTA #0778 1120902
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 210902Z APR 08
FM AMEMBASSY ASTANA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2266

UNCLAS ASTANA 000778 
 
SIPDIS 
 
SENSITIVE 
SIPDIS 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: MARR MOPS PREL KZ
SUBJECT: KAZAKHSTAN - POST ENDORSES FY2008 SECTION 1206 
PROPOSAL 
 
 1. (SBU) Post fully endorses the FY2008 proposal for Section 
1206 funding for Kazakhstan that was submitted by CENTCOM. 
The funding is aimed at providing Kazakhstan with the 
capability to conduct counterterrorist operations,  deploy 
forces, and react to threats in the northern Caspian Sea, 
which is the site of significant and expanding oil and gas 
infrastructure.  The 1206 proposal addresses priority needs 
and reinforces other ongoing assistance and security efforts. 
ORDWAY

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