Viewing cable 06VILNIUS450
Title: LITHUANIA SUPPORTS U.S. POSITION ON MAINTAINING

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06VILNIUS4502006-05-15 10:45:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Embassy Vilnius
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SUBJECT: LITHUANIA SUPPORTS U.S. POSITION ON MAINTAINING 
SMALLPOX REPOSITORIES 
 
REF: A. SECSTATE 71569 
     ¶B. VILNIUS 429 
 
(SBU) The head of the Ministry of Health's International 
Relations Section, Viktoras Meizis, told us on May 12 that 
Lithuania supports the U.S. position on the need to maintain 
the U.S. and Russian smallpox repositories.  Meizis also said 
that he will accompany Minister of Health Zilvinas Padaiga to 
the World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting in Geneva May 22-27. 
KELLY