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Cablegate: Essage 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 001070

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR S/ES-CR AND NEA/ARP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OPDC PREL AMGT BA
SUBJECT: ESSAGE FROM SHAIKH KHALIFA BIN SALMAN AL KHALIFA,
PRIME MINISTER OF THE KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN, TO THE HONORABLE
DICK CHENEY, VICE 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 Day.

Begin text of the letter:

3 July 2004

His Excellency Mr. Dick Cheney
Vice President of the United States of America
The White House
Washington, D.C.


It gives me pleasure on the occasion of the United States of
America's Day of Independence to extend my heartfelt
congratulations and best wishes for your good health and
well being as well as for the continued peace and prosperity
of the American people.

I would also like to convey to you my satisfaction at the
nature of cooperation between our two countries. I
sincerely hope that we can further develop these ties for
the mutual interest of 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 #4086107, on July 5 to NEA/ARP (David Berns) to
deliver to S/ES-CR

WILLIAMSON

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