Cablegate: (C) More On Syria's Iraq Meeting
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C O N F I D E N T I A L KUWAIT 004988
STATE FOR NEA/ARP, NEA/NGA, NEA/ARN, EUR
E.O. 12958: DECL: 10/29/2013
TAGS: PREL KU SY IZ TU IR EG JO SA
SUBJECT: (C) MORE ON SYRIA'S IRAQ MEETING
REF: KUWAIT 4960
Classified By: Ambassador Richard H. Jones for reasons 1.5 (b) and (d)
1. (C) After we sent ref A, MFA Undersecretary Ambassador
Khaled Al-Jarallah told the Ambassador that FM Shaykh Dr.
Mohammed Al-Sabah had consulted with his Saudi, Egyptian and
Jordanian counterparts. They had agreed that Saudi FM Prince
Saud al-Feisal would call Syrian FM Sharaa and press him to
invite the Iraqi Foreign Minister to the meeting of
neighboring states. Prince Saud was reportedly optimistic
that Syria would comply. Jarallah remarked that if it did,
that would turn the meeting into a positive development.
2. (U) Baghdad Minimize Considered.