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Cablegate: Us-Thailand Arf Workshop: Bangladesh Interested

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DE RUEHKA #0903 2381021
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 251021Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY DHAKA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7276
INFO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK PRIORITY 8516
RUEHLM/AMEMBASSY COLOMBO PRIORITY 8576
RUEHIL/AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD PRIORITY 2306
RUEHNE/AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI PRIORITY 0788

UNCLAS DHAKA 000903

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR EAP/RSP ATTN: KEVIN SHEIVES, S/CRS ATTN: MATT
CORDOVA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL EAID MARR ARF KCRS BG
SUBJECT: US-THAILAND ARF WORKSHOP: BANGLADESH INTERESTED
BUT NON-COMMITTAL

REF: STATE 86278

(U) On Tuesday August 19, PolOff met with Masudur Rahman,
Director of the Americas Wing at the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, to encourage the Government of Bangladesh (GOB)
participation in the upcoming ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF)
workshop on Stabilization and Reconstruction issues. Rahman
expressed interest, noting that Bangladesh has cooperated
closely with ARF countries and promised that the GOB would do
its best to send a delegation. He added that the size of a
delegation would not exceed three to four individuals, but
was not yet in a position to discuss specifics.
RollinsDA

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