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Cablegate: Follow-Up On Madrid Conference Donors for Iraq

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

UNCLAS COLOMBO 000327

SIPDIS

FOR EB/ODF, EB/IRAQ, SA/INS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID ECON EFIN IZ CE
SUBJECT: FOLLOW-UP ON MADRID CONFERENCE DONORS FOR IRAQ

REF: SECSTATE 31782

1. In response to Embassy queries, Mr. Weerakoon of Economic
Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs relayed the
follwing status report on the Government of Sri Lanka's
assistance to Iraq.

2. Sri Lanka's commitment to Iraq was 100,000 kilograms of
tea and 100,000 pieces of clothing. As of February 26,
25,000 kilograms of tea has been shipped and the remainder is
ready to be shipped in the near future. No garments have yet
been shipped. They are still being collected and
consolidated.

3. Post will report further information when it is received.

LUNSTEAD

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