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Cablegate: Saudi Arabia Sending Shoura Delegation to Arab

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DE RUEHRH #0361 0640651
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 040651Z MAR 08
FM AMEMBASSY RIYADH
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7871
INFO RUCNRAQ/IRAQ COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUEHGB/AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 0638
RUEHJI/AMCONSUL JEDDAH PRIORITY 9426

UNCLAS RIYADH 000361

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL IZ SA
SUBJECT: SAUDI ARABIA SENDING SHOURA DELEGATION TO ARAB
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION MEETING IN ERBIL

REF: A. SECSTATE 18226
B. RIYADH 346

1. Post delivered reftel demarche via diplomatic note on
February 27. The Shoura Council replied on behalf of the MFA
to PolOff on March 3. According to Mohamed Dibaji, a
consultant to the Shoura Council, the Assistant Head of the
Shoura Council will lead a delegation to the Arab
Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) Meeting in Erbil. He will
be accompanied by two general members of the Shoura Council
and two members of the Shoura Council who are also permanent
members of the AIPU.
FRAKER

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