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R 220746Z MAR 07
FM AMEMBASSY BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3780
INFO RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS

UNCLAS BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN 000108

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DEPARTMENT FOR EAP/RSP:SHEIVES AND EAP/MTS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL MARR EAID PARM BX
SUBJECT: BRUNEI: DEMARCHE DELIVERED ON US INITIATIVES IN
THE ASEAN REGIONAL FORUM

REF: SECSTATE 33907

1. (SBU) DCM delivered reftel points and proposals on March
22 to Sharifa Amalina Murad, Assistant Director of the ASEAN
Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT).
Sharifa welcomed receiving the proposals in advance but had
no initial comment.

2. (SBU) Sharifa and MOFAT Deputy Permanent Secretary Datin
Masrainah will travel Helsinki for the ARF Inter-sessional
Support Group meeting. Sharifa was previously posted to the
Brunei mission to the EU and joined the Brunei delegation to
Germany for the EU-ASEAN meeting March 14-15.
SKODON

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