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Cablegate: Andorra: Head of Government Pintat and Fm Mateu

O P 061637Z NOV 08
FM AMCONSUL BARCELONA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 1041
INFO AMEMBASSY MADRID PRIORITY
EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE
AMCONSUL BARCELONA

UNCLAS BARCELONA 000109


DEPARTMENT FOR S/ES-CR, S/ES-O AND EUR-WE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OPDC PREL OVIP AN
SUBJECT: ANDORRA: HEAD OF GOVERNMENT PINTAT AND FM MATEU
CONGRATULATE PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA

REF: STATE 118192


1. (U) Andorran Prime Minister Albert Pintat and FM Meritxell
Mateu requested the U.S. Mission in Spain to transmit the
following messages to President-elect Barack Obama.

2. (U) Begin text:

H. E. Mr. Barack Obama
President-elect of the United States

Excellency,

Allow me to express my most sincere congratulations for
your victory at the 2008 United States Presidential Elections
and to wish you a great success in this new challenge.

Please be assured of my readiness to cooperate with you
Excellency in those fields of common interest for our respective
countries and peoples, and to continue with the excellent ties
of collaboration and friendship that bind Andorra and the United
States of America.

I avail myself of the opportunity to convey to you
Excellency the assurances of my highest consideration.

With my admiration.
Albert Pintat
Head of Government

3. (U) Begin text:

H. E. Barack Obama
President-elect of the United States

Allow me to express on behalf of the government of Andorra
our most sincere congratulations for your victory at the 2008
United States Presidential Elections and to wish you a great
success in this new challenge.

We look forward to collaborating with your Excellency in those
issues of common interest for our two countries and peoples, and
to strengthening the partnership and close cooperation between
the Principality of Andorra and the United States of America.

Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest
consideration.
Meritxell Mateu
Minister of Foreign Affairs

ROBINSON

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