Search

 

Cablegate: Bahrain Hails Signing of Iraqi Temporary

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

UNCLAS MANAMA 000337

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR NEA PDAS LAROCCO AND DAS DIBBLE, NEA/NGA, AND
NEA/ARP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL IZ BA
SUBJECT: BAHRAIN HAILS SIGNING OF IRAQI TEMPORARY
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW


1. ALL LEADING NEWSPAPERS IN BAHRAIN REPORTED ON MARCH 9 THE
OFFICIAL BAHRAIN GOVERNMENT STATEMENT PRAISING SIGNING OF THE
TEMPORARY ADMINISTRATIVE LAW IN IRAQ

BEGIN TEXT:

BAHRAIN YESTERDAY WELCOMED THE SIGNING OF THE INTERIM
CONSTITUTION IN IRAQ, SAYING IT WAS A POSITIVE STEP ON THE
RIGHT WAY FOR IRAQIS TO RECOVER THEIR SOVEREIGNTY. "THIS
STEP IS A STEP FORWARD TOWARDS A PERMANENT CONSTITUTION IN
ORDER TO ACHIEVE STABILITY, SECURITY AND ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT," A MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SPOKESMAN SAID.

"BAHRAIN STRESSES THE NEED TO RESPECT IRAQ'S SOVEREIGNTY AND
TERRITORIAL INTEGRITY AND THE IRAQIS' RIGHT TO DETERMINE
THEIR FUTURE," THE SPOKESMAN SAID.

END TEXT
FORD

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 


Ethiopia: Conflict, Drought, Dwindling Food Support, Threatens Lives Of 20 Million

Hunger is tightening its grip on more than 20 million Ethiopians who are facing conflict in the north, drought in the south and dwindling food and nutrition support beginning next month, the UN food relief agency warned on Thursday... More>>


Euro Med Monitor: Syria Cross-border Aid Mechanism Extension Is Necessary For The Survival Of Millions

Permanent members of the UN Security Council should extend the cross-border aid to northwestern Syria, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said Tuesday in a statement...
More>>


Commonwealth Secretariat: Island Nations Urge Commonwealth Leaders To Bolster Ocean Climate Action
Small island nations are calling for strengthened global support for ocean and climate change action, just days before Commonwealth leaders convene in Kigali, Rwanda... More>>

World Vision: Deeply Concerned For Thousands Affected By Afghanistan Quake
World Vision is deeply concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan in the wake of a powerful earthquake in the early hours of this morning... More>>



Malaysia: UN Experts Welcome Announcement To Abolish Mandatory Death Penalty

UN human rights experts* today commended an announcement made by the Malaysian government that it will abolish the country’s mandatory death penalty and encouraged Parliament to take concrete steps to pass the agreement into law... More>>


Ukraine: Bachelet Briefs Human Rights Council On Mariupol
Excellencies, Further to Human Rights Council resolution S-34/1 adopted at its 34th Special Session, I present you with an oral update on the grave human rights and humanitarian situation... More>>