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Cablegate: Scheduling Afghan Donor Meeting in Jordan May

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UNCLAS AMMAN 003500

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR E, NEA, SA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID ECON PREL AF JO
SUBJECT: SCHEDULING AFGHAN DONOR MEETING IN JORDAN MAY
15-17, 2004

REF: SECSTATE 99743

1. (U) Action request for Kabul: The Jordanians have
agreed to organize and host a meeting between Afghan
ministers and GCC counterparts on the margins of the World
Economic Forum in Jordan on May 15-17. We understand that
the meeting is an opportunity for the Afghan ministers to
brief GCC officials on their country's financial needs;
pledges are not expected at this meeting. The Jordanians
will issue invitations for the meeting. However, they have
requested our assistance in obtaining the schedules of Afghan
Foreign Minister Abdullah and Finance Minister Ghani to
ensure a mutually convenient time for all participants
involved. Your assistance in obtaining this information is
appreciated.

2. (U) Action request for Department: Please advise
whether U/S Larson wishes to attend this meeting, and if so,
when would be most suitable. Also, please advise if any
other U.S. representatives plan to participate, and their
availability for such a meeting.

3. (U) Kabul minimize considered.
GNEHM

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