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Cablegate: Unga Attendance From the Palestinian Authority

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O 271240Z AUG 07
FM AMCONSUL JERUSALEM
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8831
INFO RUEHXK/ARAB ISRAELI COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 2044
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC PRIORITY

UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 JERUSALEM 001802

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

NEA FOR FRONT OFFICE; NSC FOR ABRAMS/SINGH/WATERS; IO/PPC
BATLLE; USUN MCBRIDE; NSC MCDONALD; NEA/RA
LANGEVIN/MACDONNELL/ADLER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KWBG PGOV PREL PTER IS KDEM
SUBJECT: UNGA ATTENDANCE FROM THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY

REF: SECSTATE 101170

JERUSALEM 00001802 001.2 OF 002


1. (U) In response to reftel action request, information
regarding Palestinian Authority (PA) attendance at the United
Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting follows.

A. (U) Attendance of the Head of State: PA President Mahmud
Abbas (Abu Mazen) will attend the UNGA meetings. Post does
not yet know intended arrival and departure dates. His
spouse will not attend. Interpretation from Arabic to
English will/will be required.

B. (U) Attendance of the Head of Government: PA Prime
Minister Salam Fayyad will attend the UNGA meetings. Post
does not yet know intended arrival and departure dates. His
spouse will not attend. Interpretation from Arabic to
English will not be required.

C. (U) Attendance of the Foreign Minister: The Prime
Minister is acting Foreign Minister.

D. (U) Attendance of other PA VIPs:

--Secretary General of the PLO Yasir Abed Rabbo will attend
the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival
and departure dates. His spouse will not attend.
Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Head of the PLO Negotiations Affairs Saeb Erekat will
attend the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended
arrival and departure dates. His spouse will not attend.
Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Former PA Prime Minister Ahmad Qurei (Abu Ala) will attend
the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival
and departure dates. His spouse will not attend.
Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be required.

--PA Minister of Information Riyad al-Malki will attend the
UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

--PA Minister of Planning Samir Abdallah will attend the UNGA
meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Director General of the International Relations and
Projects Department of the PA Ministry of Finance Mazen
Jadallah will attend the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet
know intended arrival and departure dates. His spouse will
not attend. Interpretation from Arabic to English will not
be required.

--Assistant to the Prime Minister Manal Zeidan will attend
the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival
and departure dates. Her spouse will not attend.
Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be required.
Manal Zeidan is an American citizen.

--Assistant to the Prime Minster Diana Buttu will attend the
UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. Her spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required. Diana Buttu is
a Canadian citizen.

--Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) member Nabil Shaath
will attend the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know
intended arrival and departure dates. His spouse will not
attend. Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be
required.

--Chief of Protocol Abdal Karim Ewaida will attend the UNGA
meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Head of Presidential Security Shehada Ismail will attend
the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival
and departure dates. His spouse will not attend.
Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Official Photographer Omar al-Rashidi will attend the UNGA
meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

JERUSALEM 00001802 002.2 OF 002

--Official Cameraman Muhammad al-Teeq will attend the UNGA
meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Presidential Security officer Muhammad Assi will attend the
UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Presidential Security officer Muhammad Daajna will attend
the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival
and departure dates. His spouse will not attend.
Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Presidential Security officer Said Khalil will attend the
UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Presidential Security officer Yusef Barghouti will attend
the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival
and departure dates. His spouse will not attend.
Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Presidential Security officer Nidal Abu Dukhan will attend
the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival
and departure dates. His spouse will not attend.
Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Presidential Security officer Mahmud Issa will attend the
UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Presidential Security officer Akram Thawabta will attend
the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival
and departure dates. His spouse will not attend.
Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Presidential Security officer Allam Saqqa will attend the
UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Presidential Security officer Mujahed Yasin will attend the
UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Presidential Security officer Alabed Khalil will attend the
UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Security officer for Mr. Qurei Amjad Qurei will attend the
UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival and
departure dates. His spouse will not attend. Interpretation
from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Assistant to Mr. Qurei Said Nayef Said al-Zhaghmouri will
attend the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended
arrival and departure dates. His spouse will not attend.
Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be required.

--Presidential Financial Assistant Bassam Mezher will attend
the UNGA meetings. Post does not yet know intended arrival
and departure dates. His spouse will not attend.
Interpretation from Arabic to English will not be required.

E. (U) Post is unaware of plans of other Foreign Ministry
officials to the UNGA meetings.
DUFFY

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