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Cablegate: Letter From Prime Minister Nori Kamil Al Maliky To

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SUBJECT: LETTER FROM PRIME MINISTER NORI KAMIL AL MALIKY TO
PRESIDENT OBAMA

1. On October 11, 2009 Embassy Baghdad received the
following letter from Prime Minister Nori Kamil Al Maliky to
President Obama. The original letter will be transmitted to
NEA/I/POL via pouch mail.

Begin text of message:

Republic of Iraq
Nori K. Al Maliky
Prime Minster

His Excellency President Barack Obama,
President of the United States of America

I am pleased to present my congratulations to you for
receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. I hope that the honor of
your receiving this prize will give an impetus to the success
of your vision in promoting freedom, justice, and peace among
nations to maintain the security and stability of the world
and preserve the rights and dignity of mankind.

Please accept my highest regard and appreciation.

(Signed)
Nori Kamil Al Maliky,
Prime Minister, Republic of Iraq

End text of message.
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