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Cablegate: Senior-Level Russian Government Travel to Middle

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OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHEGA #6867 3191424
ZNR UUUUU ZZH ZUI RUEWMCF5323 3191414
O 151424Z NOV 06
FM AMEMBASSY CAIRO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 0000
INFO ARAB ISRAELI COLLECTIVE
RUEHMO/AMEMBASSY MOSCOW

UNCLAS CAIRO 006867

SIPDIS

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV MEPN KPAL KDEM EG RU
SUBJECT: SENIOR-LEVEL RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT TRAVEL TO MIDDLE
EAST IN COMING PERIOD

THIS MESSAGE IS SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED. PLEASE HANDLE
ACCORDINGLY.

(SBU) DURING A NOVEMBER 13 LUNCHEON OF G-8 AMBASSADORS,
HOSTED BY THE RUSSIAN ENVOY TO CAIRO, THE AMBASSADOR LEARNED
THAT RUSSIAN PRESIDENT PUTIN PLANNED TO VISIT THE ARAB
QUARTET (SAUDI ARABIA, JORDAN, QATAR, AND EGYPT) THIS COMING
JANUARY. ACCORDING TO THE RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR, RUSSIAN
FOREIGN MINISTER LAVROV HAD ALSO ACCEPTED AN INVITATION FROM
THE EGYPTIAN FOREIGN MINISTER TO VISIT LUXOR IMMEDIATELY
FOLLOWING CONCLUSION OF THE FORUM FOR THE FUTURE MEETING
DECEMBER 1-2 IN AMMAN, JORDAN. EGYPTIAN FM ABOUL GHEIT AND
LAVROV PLAN TO VISIT LUXOR TOGETHER ON THE RUSSIAN MINISTERS
AIRCRAFT.


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