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Cablegate: Unga Attendance From the Palestinian Authority

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PP RUEHROV
DE RUEHJM #1485 2321432
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 201432Z AUG 09
FM AMCONSUL JERUSALEM
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5817
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 3145
INFO RUEHXK/ARAB ISRAELI COLLECTIVE
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC

UNCLAS JERUSALEM 001485

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

USUN FOR DUGAN, DEPT FOR IO/UNP(SUN),
NEA/RA(CLOUD/VACCARO), NEA/IPA, NSC FOR BROWN/SHAPIRO/KUMAR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL OTRA OVIP CVIS UNGA KPAL
SUBJECT: UNGA ATTENDANCE FROM THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY

REF: STATE 68590

1. (U) In response to reftel action request, information
regarding tentative Palestinian Authority (PA) attendance at
the 64th 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: The Prime
Minister will not attend the UNGA meetings.

C. (U) Attendance of the Foreign Minister: The Foreign
Minister will not attend the UNGA meetings.

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.

--Presidential Spokesperson Nabil Abu-Rudeineh 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 Political Advisor Akram Hanieh 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.

--Protocol Officer Hussein Hussein 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 Shehadeh Ismael 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.
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