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Cablegate: Brunei Still Considering Response to Kosovo

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBD #0060 0440419
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 130419Z FEB 08
FM AMEMBASSY BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4105
INFO RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS COLL

UNCLAS BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN 000060

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR EUR/SCE AND EAP/MTS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV YI BX
SUBJECT: BRUNEI STILL CONSIDERING RESPONSE TO KOSOVO
INDEPENDENCE

REF: A. SECSTATE 13716
B. BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN 13

1. (SBU) Charge delivered ref A points on February 12 to
Malai Hajah Halimah Malai Yussof, Director for Bilateral
Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Halimah welcomed the points and was well informed about some
countries' concerns about the possible precedent a
declaration of independence. Echoing what we heard in ref B,
she said that the GoB had not yet made a decision on how to
respond. Post will follow up and update the Department when
we learn more.
SKODON

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