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Cablegate: Message From Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa,

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

UNCLAS MANAMA 001069

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR S/ES-CR AND NEA/ARP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OPDC PREL AMGT BA
SUBJECT: MESSAGE FROM SHAIKH KHALIFA BIN SALMAN AL KHALIFA,
PRIME MINISTER OF THE KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN, TO THE HONORABLE
GEORGE W. BUSH, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

On July 4, 2004, post received from the Prime Minister's
Court of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the following letter on the
occasion of Independence.

Begin text of the letter:

3 July 2004

His Excellency Mr. George W. Bush
President of the United States of America
The White House
Washington, D.C.


On the occasion of the celebrations marking the United
States of America's Day of Independence, it gives me
pleasure to extend my heartfelt congratulations and best
wishes for your good health and well being as well as for
the continued progress and prosperity of the American
people.

I would also like to convey to you my satisfaction at the
cordial relations and cooperation, which happily exist
between our two countries and peoples.

Sincerely,


KHALIFA BIN SALMAN AL KHALIFA
Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain

End text of letter.

U) Post sent the original letter via Unclassified Pouch,
registration #4086106, on July 5 to NEA/ARP (David Berns) to
deliver to S/ES-CR


WILLIAMSON

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