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Cablegate: Gob's Public Support for the Interim Iraqi

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

UNCLAS MANAMA 000872

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR NEA/ARP
CAIRO FOR STEVE BONDY
LONDON FOR ETHAN GOLDRICH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ PREL BA
SUBJECT: GOB'S PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR THE INTERIM IRAQI
GOVERNMENT

REF: SECSTATE 121718

1. SUMMARY: The newly elected Iraqi President received
public congratulatory cables from the highest levels of the
GOB. END SUMMARY.

2. (U) His Majesty King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa sent a
cable of congratulations on June 2 to His Excellency
President Ghazi Ajeel Al Yawar to mark his selection. The
King wished him success in his capacity as the new president
of Iraq in achieving the Iraqi people,s aspirations of peace
and stability. His Majesty stressed the Kingdom of
Bahrain,s devotion to strengthening relations and
cooperation between the two countries. He also expressed
hope that Iraq, along with its fellow Arab states, continues
its role in serving the cause of the Arab and Islamic nation
and fostering friendly relations with neighboring countries.

3. (U) Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa
and Crown Prince and Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain
Defense Force (BDF) Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa also
sent similar cables on June 2 wishing the Iraqi president a
new era of peace, stability, prosperity and strong ties with
the Kingdom and other countries of the region. The Prime
Minister also sent a cable of good wishes congratulating Dr.
Eyad Alawi on his election to Prime Minister of Iraq, wishing
him success and prosperity.
WILLIAMSON

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