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Cablegate: Qatar Mfa Willing to Discuss Pledge For

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P 170601Z MAR 08
FM AMEMBASSY DOHA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7710
INFO RUEHZM/GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL COLLECTIVE
RUEHTV/AMEMBASSY TEL AVIV 3166
RUEHJM/AMCONSUL JERUSALEM 2214

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV EFIN EAID KWBG IS SA QA AE
SUBJECT: QATAR MFA WILLING TO DISCUSS PLEDGE FOR
PALESTINIAN HOUSING PROGRAM

REF: STATE 25666

(SBU) Charge delivered reftel demarche March 16 to Assistant
Minister for Follow-Up Affairs Mohammed Al-Rumaihi, the
number three official at the MFA. Charge noted that former
Secretary of State Albright had raised this issue in February

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with Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al
Thani (HBJ), and the head of OPIC had followed up with a
letter of his own, delivered by the Embassy through MFA
channels, to HBJ's office manager. While Al-Rumaihi was
unfamiliar with the request, and made no commitment, he said
the Government of Qatar would be happy to receive in Doha
someone from Washington who could explain the project in
detail and engage Qatari officials on providing financial
support for it.
RATNEY

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