Search

 

Cablegate: Afghanistan Supports Independence of Kosovo

VZCZCXRO1123
OO RUEHIK RUEHPW RUEHYG
DE RUEHBUL #0405 0500900
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 190900Z FEB 08
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2875
INFO RUCNAFG/AFGHANISTAN COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RHEHAAA/NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 4392
RUMICEA/USCENTCOM INTEL CEN MACDILL AFB FL PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/OSD WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RHEFDIA/DIA WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY

UNCLAS KABUL 000405

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR SCA/FO DAS CAMP, SCA/A,
EUR/SE, EUR/SCE AND EUR/CARC
NSC FOR JWOOD
OSD FOR KIMMETT

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL KV AF
SUBJECT: AFGHANISTAN SUPPORTS INDEPENDENCE OF KOSOVO

REF: STATE 14840

1. (U) On February 18, the Afghan Foreign Ministry released
the following statement in English on their official website
in support of the independence of Kosovo:

BEGIN TEXT:

The Statement of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on the
Recognition of Independence of Kosovo

Released on: Feb 18, 2008

In accordance with the parts A and B of the Article 1 and the
part B of the Article 76 of the United Nations Charter and
with belief in democratic values, human rights, the right of
sovereignty, the expansion of good relations between states,
peaceful coexistence, and the independence of countries, the
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan with respect to the will of
the people of Kosovo shown in the parliamentarian election on
November 17, 2007, supports the will of the people of
Kosovo's declaration of independence of that country and
recognize it.

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan wishes more prosperity
and advancements of Kosovo and welfare of its people.

END TEXT.
WOOD

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Werewolf: Gordon Campbell On North Korea, Neo-Nazism, And Milo

With a bit of luck the planet won’t be devastated by nuclear war in the next few days. US President Donald Trump will have begun to fixate on some other way to gratify his self-esteem – maybe by invading Venezuela or starting a war with Iran. More>>

Victory Declared: New Stabilisation Funding From NZ As Mosul Is Retaken

New Zealand has congratulated the Iraqi government on the successful liberation of Mosul from ISIS after a long and hard-fought campaign. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Current US Moves Against North Korea

If Martians visited early last week, they’d probably be scratching their heads as to why North Korea was being treated as a potential trigger for global conflict... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Lessons From Corbyn’s Campaign

Leaving partisan politics aside – and ignoring Jeremy Corbyn’s sensational election campaign for a moment – it has to be said that Britain is now really up shit creek... More>>

ALSO:

Another US Court: Fourth Circuit Rules Muslim Ban Discriminatory

ACLU: Step by step, point by point, the court laid out what has been clear from the start: The president promised to ban Muslims from the United States, and his executive orders are an attempt to do just that. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Pacific.Scoop
  • Cafe Pacific
  • PMC