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Cablegate: Bahrain: Supporting Secretary Powell's

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UNCLAS MANAMA 001737

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL BA IZ
SUBJECT: BAHRAIN: SUPPORTING SECRETARY POWELL'S
INTERVENTION AT SHARM CONFERENCE

REF: STATE 246759

Sensitive but unclassified (deliberative process); please
protect accordingly. Not for Internet distribution.

(SBU) Ambassador November 20 delivered reftel talking points
urging the GOB to support Secretary Powell's intervention at
the Sharm regional conference to Minister of State for
Foreign Affairs Mohammed Abdul Ghaffar. Abdul Ghaffar said
that the head of Bahrain's delegation, Deputy Prime Minister
and Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, had
already arrived in Sharm. Abdul Ghaffar promised to pass our
message to Mohammed bin Mubarak in Sharm soonest for him to
review.

MONROE

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