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05BRATISLAVA15
2005-01-07 11:03:00
UNCLASSIFIED
Embassy Bratislava
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EXBS: SLOVAKIA ADVISOR MONTHLY REPORTING CABLE

Tags:   ETTC  MNUC  PARM  PREL  KSTC  KNNP  LO 
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						UNCLAS BRATISLAVA 000015 

SIPDIS


DEPT FOR NP/ECC - PVANSON, ACHURCH, JOHN COFFEY
DEPT FOR EUR/ACE - DMARTIN
CBP/INA FOR PWARKER, BPICKETT
USDOE/NNSA FOR TPERRY
DOC FOR PETERSEN-BEARD
PRAGUE FOR MARK CANNING
VIENNA FOR KENNY MACDONALD
BUDAPEST FOR CARLTON BULKIN
WARSAW FOR THOMAS YEAGER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC MNUC PARM PREL KSTC KNNP ETTC PREL LO
SUBJECT: EXBS: SLOVAKIA ADVISOR MONTHLY REPORTING CABLE
- DECEMBER 2004



1. BROAD ITEMS OF INTEREST TO ADVISORS AND AGENCY
MANAGERS.

The EXBS Advisor was on a consultation trip to the
United States, followed by annual leave from December
15-31, 2004. The EXBS Advisor's FSN Assistant was on
annual leave from December 5-11, 2004. As most of
Slovakia's government agency EXBS contacts were also on
leave during this period, no meetings, site assessments
or training sessions were conducted in December.



2. COMPLETED ACTIONS FOR THE REPORTING PERIOD.



A. SITE ASSESSMENTS AND MEETINGS DURING REPORTING
PERIOD.

None




B. TRAINING CONDUCTED DURING REPORTING PERIOD.

None



C. EQUIPMENT DELIVERED DURING REPORTING
None



D. IMMINENT TRAINING OR EQUIPMENT STATUS UPDATE.

1) A fundcite for $4,200 was received from Customs
and Border Protection (CBP) for the purchase of spare
parts for TSA Systems Hand Held Radiation Detection
monitors. These spare parts are needed to repair
inoperative monitors previously donated to the Slovak
Directorate of Customs. The parts are scheduled to
arrive in early January 2005 and will be delivered to
Slovak Customs upon arrival.

2) CBP notified EXBS Advisor that they have shipped
100 Tool Bag Kits to be delivered to Slovak Customs in
January 2005. The value of these Tool Bag Kits is
approximately $20,000. They will be distributed to
Slovak Customs' Mobile Enforcement Teams, Ports of
Entry and in-land distributions centers.



E. SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS IN EXPORT CONTROLS,
NONPROLIFERATION, OR RELATED BORDER SECURITY.

None.



3. RED FLAG ISSUES.

None.

Questions regarding this report can be directed to
Larry Adkins, EXBS Senior Advisor, at AmEmbassy
Bratislava at telephone no.: 421-2-5922-3375, fax: 421-
2-5922-3497 or through email at adkinslh@state.gov.

THAYER


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