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Cablegate: Bahrain: Dhs Bans Lighters On Flights to, From

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

141009Z Mar 05

UNCLAS MANAMA 000358

SIPDIS

STATE FOR NEA/ARPI DBERNS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAIR PTER BA
SUBJECT: BAHRAIN: DHS BANS LIGHTERS ON FLIGHTS TO, FROM
AND WITHIN THE U.S.

REF: STATE 41383

Econ/Commercial Officer March 14 delivered reftel message
concerning the ban of lighters on flights to, from and within
the U.S. to Ahmed Nemat Ali, Director of Air Transport, Civil
Aviation Affairs, Ministry of Transportation. Ali said that
carriers do not fly directly between the U.S. and Bahrain,
but he appreciated the information. He commented that
officials at airports flying to the U.S. should appropriately
confiscate lighters.

MONROE

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