C O N F I D E N T I A L VILNIUS 000635
For DS; S/CT; D; P; M; INR; CA
For EUR/EX/PMO Marcia Nye
E.O. 12958: DECL: Upon closure of Embassy Vilnius
TAGS: ASEC PTER CASC LH
SUBJECT: EAC Convened to Discuss July 4 Event in Vilnius
Ref: State 110699
Classified by Cheryl Johnson, Embassy Vilnius, U.S.
Department of State, for reason 1.5(c)
Â¶1. (U) Post convened a meeting of the Emergency Action
Committee on June 16, 2005, per reftel.
Â¶2. (C) The EAC knows of no specific threat information or
concerns with regard to Fourth of July events in Lithuania.
RSO is coordinating with the local police, who have
promised to provide a sufficient number of officers to
limit traffic, control access, and provide necessary
security to the area surrounding the official Embassy event
at the CMR on July 4. RSO will station additional local
guards at the CMR. Some will be stationed at the entrance
to ensure that no one enters without an invitation.
Â¶3. (U) Post contacted the American Chamber of Commerce and
confirmed that they have made security arrangements for
their annual Fourth of July picnic as well.