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Cablegate: Country Clearance Request for Hhs Dr. Samir Khleif

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHAM #3876 2611127
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 181127Z SEP 07
FM AMEMBASSY AMMAN
TO RUEHLB/AMEMBASSY BEIRUT 2708
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 0344
RUEAUSA/DEPT OF HHS WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS AMMAN 003876

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: SENV OTRA APER LE
SUBJECT: COUNTRY CLEARANCE REQUEST FOR HHS DR. SAMIR KHLEIF

REF: ZAYADINE - SAFADI E-MAILS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 12 AND 16

1. (SBU) Embassy Amman requests country clearance for Dr. Samir
Khleif, HHS National Cancer Institute's Chief of Cancer Vaccine
Section (currently based in Amman), to visit Beirut, Lebanon from
October 18 - 21, 2007, to participate in Naef K. Basile Cancer
Institute (NKBCI) dedication activities and scientific symposium at
the American University of Beirut Medical Center.

2. (SBU) Dr. Khleif will travel on U.S. diplomatic passport number
910012533, valid January 13, 2007 - January 12, 2010. Dr. Khleif
does not have a valid security clearance.

3. (U) Dr. Khleif plans to arrive in Beirut on October 18 on Royal
Jordanian airlines 407 at 2215. He will depart Beirut October 21,
on Middle East airlines flight 312 at 1600.

4. No Embassy assistance is required.


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