Viewing cable 08VILNIUS1019
Title: LITHUANIA TO SIGN CLUSTER MUNITIONS CONVENTION

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08VILNIUS10192008-12-03 15:16:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 CONFIDENTIAL Embassy Vilnius
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C O N F I D E N T I A L VILNIUS 001019 
 
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E.O. 12958: DECL: 12/03/2018 
TAGS: PARM PREL MOPS NATO LH
SUBJECT: LITHUANIA TO SIGN CLUSTER MUNITIONS CONVENTION 
 
REF: STATE 125512 
 
Classified By: Ambassador John A. Cloud for reasons 1.4 (b) and (d) 
 
(C) Post discussed reftel points with the MFA's Head of Arms 
Control and Terrorism Prevention Division Robertas Rosinas 
December 2.  He confirmed that Lithuania, represented by its 
Ambassador to Norway Alfonsas Eidintas, will sign the 
Convention on Cluster Munitions in Oslo December 3.  Rosinas 
said the Lithuanians will interpret Article 21 as broadly as 
possible so as to not jeopardize NATO interoperability or 
participation in combined operations.  He added that 
Lithuania would not have signed the Convention without the 
inclusion of Article 21. 
CLOUD