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Cablegate: Country Clearance Granted to U.S. Governors

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SUBJECT: COUNTRY CLEARANCE GRANTED TO U.S. GOVERNORS

1. Embassy Kabul welcomes Governor Mark Sanford, Governor
Frank Murkowski, Governor John Hoeven, Mr, Anthony Welcher,
Mr. Dan Wilmot, Major General Michael Summarall, Major
Patrick Lewis and Lt. Col Roger Carstens, and grants country
clearance for their visit to Afghanistan on June 22-23, 2006,
to visit troops and various projects. Control Officer is
Idris Rahimi, Political Officer, email address:
RahimiIA@state.gov, telephone 011-937-010-8160 or cell number
011-937-020-1563. All travelers should bring USG ID for
identification purposes and to obtain an Embassy ID.

2. Embassy Kabul will provide transportation, security,
escorts and lodging.

3. Post recommends all travelers to review information about
traveling to Kabul on post's website: http://kabul.state.gov.


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