Cablegate: Requirement to Enter Kuwait with Passport
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UNCLAS KUWAIT 004130
NEA FOR NEA/NGA AND NEA/ARP
CA FOR CA/VO
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV CVIS KU IZ
SUBJECT: REQUIREMENT TO ENTER KUWAIT WITH PASSPORT
REF (A) KUWAIT 3969 (B) HQ CPA 4740
An MFA official confirmed to Embassy Officer last week that
Kuwait would not/not exempt Iraqi Governing Council members
from the requirement to enter Kuwait with a valid passport,
reported Ref A. Upon receipt of instructions requested by
CPA (Ref B), Embassy will request that Kuwait recognize
Iraqi diplomatic and service (official) passports issued in
Baghdad after September 1, 2003 as valid travel documents.