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Cablegate: Singapore Expresses Appreciation for U.S. Support

R 051003Z NOV 08
FM AMEMBASSY SINGAPORE
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 5966
INFO ASEAN MEMBER COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS SINGAPORE 001176


STATE FOR EAP/MTS - M.COPPOLA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: INTERPOL PGOV KTIA SN
SUBJECT: SINGAPORE EXPRESSES APPRECIATION FOR U.S. SUPPORT
OF SINGAPORE'S INTERPOL BID

1. (U) Embassy Singapore received the following Diplomatic
Note dated 24 October 2008 from the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs of the Government of Singapore.

2. (U) Text of Diplomatic Note:

Begin Text

MFA/IOD/00901/2008

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Singapore
presents its compliments to the Embassy of the United States
of America and has the honour to refer to the recent election
of Singapore's candidate, Mr. Khoo Boon Hui, Commissioner of
the Singapore Police Force, to the post of President of the
INTERPOL Executive Committee.

The Ministry wishes to convey Singapore's sincere
appreciation to the US for supporting Singapore's INTERPOL
bid. As the new President of INTERPOL, Mr. Khoo will work
towards extending INTERPOL's growth and global influence.
Mr. Khoo will also pay special attention to facilitating the
sharing of best practices and experiences, developing
co-operative linkages between police agencies, and offering
training opportunities to enhance the operational
capabilities of member countries' national police forces.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Singapore
avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Embassy of
the United States of America the assurances of its highest
consideration.

Singapore
24 October 2008

End Text

3. (U) Original will be forwarded to the Department via
Registered Unclassified Pouch Number 6805605.

Visit Embassy Singapore's Classified website:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eap/singapore/ind ex.cfm


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