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Cablegate: Request for Information On Usg Assistance To

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DE RUEHAD #0976 1650909
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 140909Z JUN 07
FM AMEMBASSY ABU DHABI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9114
INFO RUEHLB/AMEMBASSY BEIRUT PRIORITY 0592

UNCLAS ABU DHABI 000976

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR NEA/ARP AND NEA/ELA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID PREL MARR LE AE
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON USG ASSISTANCE TO
LEBANON

1. (U) This is an action request. Please see para

2. (SBU) Yousef Al-Otaiba, Director of International Affairs
for Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed
Al-Nahyan asked Ambassador for detailed information on U.S.
humanitarian and military assistance to Lebanon. This
request for information has come in response to USG requests
for UAE support to the Lebanese Armed Forces, and in an
effort to determine specific itemized requirements for
Lebanon. Al-Otaiba specifically requested information that
could be passed to the UAEG electronically.

3. (U) Action request: Please provide -- at the unclassified
level -- a consolidated breakdown of USG military and
humanitarian/economic assistance to Lebanon for the last 12
months. Post would appreciate as detailed a breakdown as
possible that we can pass to the UAEG. End Action Request.
SISON

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