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Cablegate: Invitation to Mrs. Bush From Egyptian Mfa and The

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHEG #2205 2901314
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 161314Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY CAIRO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0657
INFO RHEHAAA/WHITE HOUSE WASHDC PRIORITY
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC PRIORITY

UNCLAS CAIRO 002205

SIPDIS

NEA/ELA FOR CANEDO
NSC FOR PASCUAL

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PGOV PREL SOCI
SUBJECT: INVITATION TO MRS. BUSH FROM EGYPTIAN MFA AND THE
INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN

1.This is an action request; please see para

2.
2.Post received para 3 letter October 9th via dipnote. We respectfully request that the Department pass the invitation to the Office of the First Lady.

3.The text of the invitation reads as follows (informal Embassy translation). Original dipnote to be sent separately to NEA/ELA. Begin Text: The Foreign Minister's office extends its compliments to the American Embassy in Cairo and advises of the upcoming meeting that will be held in Cairo on Thursday, February 19, 2009 in cooperation with the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC). The MFA seeks that opportunity and encloses an invitation from the First Lady to Mrs. Laura Bush to participate in the previously mentioned meeting. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs takes this opportunity to renew its highest consideration to the Embassy of the United States of America in Cairo." End Text SCOBEY

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