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Cablegate: Mfa Dipnote Agreeing to Continue Police Training

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DE RUEHEG #1778 2571635
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R 141635Z SEP 09
FM AMEMBASSY CAIRO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3606
INFO RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC

UNCLAS CAIRO 001778

SIPDIS

FOR NEA/ELA AND INL/AAE (ALTON)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV PHUM SNAR EG
SUBJECT: MFA DIPNOTE AGREEING TO CONTINUE POLICE TRAINING

REF: A. CAIRO 1229 B. CAIRO 892 C. CAIRO 694 D. STATE 38378 E. CAIRO 242 F. CAIRO 86
1. This is an action request; please see para

4.
2.On September 14, we received a diplomatic note from the MFA agreeing to continue USG-funded police training consistent with the terms of our April 21 dipnote (refs C, D).

3.Begin text of MFA dipnote (informal MFA and embassy translation): The office of the Assistant Minister for American Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, presents its compliments to the Embassy of the United States of America in Cairo, and has the honor to acknowledge receipt of Embassy diplomatic note number 464, dated April 21, 2009, regarding cooperation in the field of community policing programs, and agrees with the content included in the Embassy diplomatic note. Complimentary closing. End dipnote text.

4.We request please a front channel message from the Department affirming that the USG-funded police training can now resume following receipt of the MFA dipnote. We will fax the Department an original copy of the MFA dipnote. Scobey

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