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Cablegate: Ecowas: Kouyate Letter to Gen Fulford

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS ABUJA 002980

SIPDIS


EUCOM FOR DCINC; ALSO FOR POLAD AMB LEDESMA
AF/W FOR BOOTH, AF/RA FOR BITTRICK
NSC FOR MCLEAN
SECDEF FOR TIDLER, LEUKER
CJCS FOR HEIMERLE


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL MASS NI ECOWAS
SUBJECT: ECOWAS: KOUYATE LETTER TO GEN FULFORD

1. (U) Embassy received the following letter (at para 2) from
ECOWAS Executive Secretary Lansana Kouyate to DCINC General
Fulford, dated November 7. The original will be forwarded
via pouch.


2. (U) Begin Text:


Dear General,


I wish to sincerely thank you for inviting the Economic
Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Executive
Secretariat delegation consisting of Major General Cheick

SIPDIS
Oumar Diarra and Colonel M. Dixon Dikio to visit Headquarters
United States European Command (USEUCOM) from 1st to 2nd
October 2001. ECOWAS Secretariat is very pleased with the
delegation's report of the warm reception and very detailed
briefings given by your staff towards the development of
areas of mutual interest between USEUCOM and ECOWAS.


ECOWAS Secretariat fully agrees with your desire to send a
survey team to assess the assets required to implement our
ongoing collaborative efforts and would be pleased to welcome
the team to ECOWAS Secretariat at your earliest convenience.


Please accept, Dear General, the assurances of my highest
considerations.


/sgd/
Lansana Kouyate
Executive Secretary


End Text.
Jeter

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