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Cablegate: Condolence Message From the Crown Prince And

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UNCLAS MANAMA 000868

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR S/ES-CR AND NEA/ARP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OPDC PREL AMGT BA
SUBJECT: CONDOLENCE MESSAGE FROM THE CROWN PRINCE AND
COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE BAHRAIN DEFENCE FORCE SHAIKH
SALMAN BIN HAMAD AL-KHALIFA, TO MR. DICK CHENEY, VICE
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


On June 7, 2004, post received from the office of the Crown
Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the following condolence
letter regarding the death of former President Ronald
Reagan.

Begin text of the letter:

7th June 2004

His Excellency
Dick Cheney
Vice President
United States of America
Washington, D.C.

Your Excellency,

May I offer my sincere personal sympathies to you and the
people of the United States following the death of former
President Ronald Reagan. President Reagan's achievements in
bringing peace, security and prosperity, both to the United
States and the wider world, will be long remembered, and I
send you my renewed condolences at this sad time.


Salman Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa
Crown Prince and Commander-in-Chief
of the Bahrain Defence Force

End text of letter.

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