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Dr Emma L Briant

Dear Foreign and Commonwealth Office,

Could I ask for the following information under the Freedom of Information Act... the emails which were shared here: indicate an introduction or recommendation of IOTA Global based on their work in Ukraine. Could I see any follow-up emails/related documents or details of meetings or calls that followed this recommendation related to potential work for FCO/MOD, projects, advice or consultancy with IOTA Global or SCL or BDI - whether related to Ukraine or other countries.

Specifically could you include details of any contracts that may have followed including cost, dates and country/purpose.

Please search 2015 - end of 2016.

Yours faithfully,

Dr Emma L Briant

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Our ref: FOI2020/17122

Dear Dr Emma L Briant,

Thank you for your FOI request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We received your request on 21st August It has been assigned a unique
reference number (above). We aim to respond by Monday, 7 September.

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We are endeavouring to process requests as quickly as possible, and
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We thank you for your patience at this difficult time.

Yours sincerely,

Central FOI Unit

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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Dear Dr Emma L Briant,

I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information request
FOI2020/17122, received 21st August. Please find our response attached.

Yours sincerely,

Information Rights Unit

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office