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Cablegate: Ministry of Trade's Gulf Iraqi Expo

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RR RUEHBC RUEHDA RUEHDE RUEHIHL RUEHKUK
DE RUEHGB #1821 1511228
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 311228Z MAY 07
FM AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD
TO RUEHMK/AMEMBASSY MANAMA 0058
INFO RUCNRAQ/IRAQ COLLECTIVE
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 1491

UNCLAS BAGHDAD 001821

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECIN EINV ETRD IZ
SUBJECT: MINISTRY OF TRADE'S GULF IRAQI EXPO

REF: MANAMA 454

1. (SBU) In response to reftel, Embassy Baghdad considers
the Gulf Iraqi Expo to be a serious Ministry of Trade effort,
run by the State Company for Iraqi Fairs. The U.S. Foreign
Commercial Service in Iraq's website includes a link to the
Expo, which was postponed from March 2007 to November 2007 in
order to better prepare for the event. The Ministry of Trade
is committed to holding a successful event, and Embassy
Baghdad is planning on assisting as appropriate.
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