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Cablegate: Uae Welcomes Unsc Resolution On Iraq

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Diana T Fritz 02/06/2007 05:37:09 PM From DB/Inbox: Search Results

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UNCLASSIFIED

SIPDIS
TELEGRAM June 16, 2004


To: No Action Addressee

Action: Unknown

From: AMEMBASSY ABU DHABI (ABU DHABI 1988 - ROUTINE)

TAGS: PREL

Captions: None

Subject: UAE WELCOMES UNSC RESOLUTION ON IRAQ

Ref: None
_________________________________________________________________
UNCLAS ABU DHABI 01988

SIPDIS
CXABU:
ACTION: POL
INFO: P/M AMB DCM ECON RSO

DISSEMINATION: POL
CHARGE: PROG

APPROVED: DCM:RAALBRIGHT
DRAFTED: POL:JFMAYBURY
CLEARED: NONE

VZCZCADI310
RR RUEHC RUEHZM RUCNDT
DE RUEHAD #1988 1681126
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 161126Z JUN 04
FM AMEMBASSY ABU DHABI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4751
INFO RUEHZM/GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL COLLECTIVE
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 1192

UNCLAS ABU DHABI 001988

SIPDIS

FOR NEA/ARP

E.O. 12958: DECL: N/A
TAGS: PREL UNSC IZ TC
SUBJECT: UAE WELCOMES UNSC RESOLUTION ON IRAQ

Ref: State 125968

1. Polchief shared reftel points June 8 with MFA
Director of International Organizations Yacub Al-
Hosani urging the UAE to issue a public statement in
support of the UNSCR on Iraq. The UAE's official news
agency published the following statement from an
unnamed foreign ministry official on June 10: "The UAE
welcomes the UNSCR on Iraq and appeals to all sectors
of the Iraqi people to seize this historic opportunity
to close the past page of differences, divisions and
violence and join their hands in one coherent front to
get Iraq out of its current situation to restore
security and stability." The MFA source said the
consensus on the Iraq resolution "provides an umbrella
for the return of full sovereignty to Iraq."

2. UAE Justice Minister Mohamed AL-Dhaheri reiterated
his government's support for the UNSCR on Iraq during
the OIC summit in Istanbul on June 15, adding that the
UAE was in full support of Iraq's full sovereignty
over Iraq's natural resources.
WAHBA

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