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Cablegate: Iraq's High-Level Attendees for 63rd Unga

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SUBJECT: IRAQ'S HIGH-LEVEL ATTENDEES FOR 63RD UNGA

REF: STATE 72078

1. (U) The following is a list of Iraq's high-level attendees
for the 63rd UNGA:

A. Head of State: President Jalal Talabani may attend
(depending on health)
--Arrival date: already in the U.S., will arrive in NY 21
September
--Departure date: 04 October
--Currently in Washington
--May attend General Debate
--Spouse will not attend
--No translation services needed
B. Head of Government: Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will
not attend.
C. Foreign Minister: Hoshyar Zebari will attend.
--Arrival date: 19 September
--Departure date: 04 October
--Will visit Washington, DC on a date to be determined
--May attend General Debate
--Spouse will not attend
--No translation services needed.
D. Deputy Foreign Minister: Mohammad al-Haj Hamoud will
attend
--Arrival date: 21 September
--Departure date: 04 October
--Will attend General Debate
--Spouse will attend (Fawzia Abd.K Alttia)
--No translation services needed.
Head of the Legal Department: Kassem Adbul Baki Shaker
will attend
--Arrival date: 21 September
--Departure date: 04 October
--Will attend the General Debate
--Spouse will not attend
--No translation services needed
E. Head of International Organizations Department: Talal
Al-Kodhery will attend
--Arrival date: 21 September
--Departure date: 04 October
--Will attend General Debate
--Spouse will not attend
--No translation services needed
BUTENIS

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