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Cablegate: Kuwait's Unscr 1747 Report Delayed Due to Foreign

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OO RUEHBC RUEHDE RUEHDIR RUEHKUK
DE RUEHKU #0846 1501304
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 301304Z MAY 07
FM AMEMBASSY KUWAIT
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9248
INFO RUCNIRA/IRAN COLLECTIVE IMMEDIATE
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 3131

UNCLAS KUWAIT 000846

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

FOR ISN, EB, NEA, IO, VCI, P, T AND TREASURY-TFI

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP EFIN IR UNSC AORC ETRD TRGY KU
SUBJECT: KUWAIT'S UNSCR 1747 REPORT DELAYED DUE TO FOREIGN
MINISTER'S ABSENCE

REF: A. STATE 73219

B. KUWAIT 811

(SBU) PolOff delivered on May 30 reftel points as well as a
copy of the USG report on compliance with UNSCR 1747 to
Rashid Al-Salih, the MFA official responsible for
international agreements. Al-Salih reiterated that Kuwait's
report is complete (ref B) but is awaiting approval by the
MFA Undersecretary, who has been out of Kuwait for several
weeks and will not return until next week, and the Foreign
Minister, who also just returned from a trip to Washington.

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For more reporting from Embassy Kuwait, visit:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/nea/kuwait/?cable s

Visit Kuwait's Classified Website:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/nea/kuwait/
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LeBaron

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