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Cablegate: Condolence Letter From Fm Spanta to Secretary

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DE RUEHBUL #3573 3111227
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P 071227Z NOV 09
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 2910

UNCLAS KABUL 003573

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV OPDC OPRC
SUBJECT: CONDOLENCE LETTER FROM FM SPANTA TO SECRETARY
CLINTON

1. (U) Embassy Kabul received the following Diplomatic Note
and Letter dated October 26 from the Minister of Foreign
Affairs Dr. Rangeen Dadfar Spanta. The original letter was
written in Dari and the following is a translation.

2. (U) Begin Text
Her Excellency Hillary Clinton
Secretary of State
United States of America

With great regrets, I received the news of the sorrowful
death of the eleven US soldiers and three US civilians in a
plane crash in southern Afghanistan.

I hereby express my deepest condolences to you and the
families of those soldiers who lost their lives while serving
in Afghanistan for security and stability of our country.

Please accept my deepest condolences and sympathies.

Regards,
Dr. Rangeen Dadfar Spanta
Minister of Foreign Affairs

Kabul-Afghanistan
26 October 2009

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