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Cablegate: Outreach On London Conference

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SUBJECT: OUTREACH ON LONDON CONFERENCE

REF: STATE 6355; ABU DHABI 33

(SBU) On January 26, the Ambassador delivered Ref A demarche
encouraging UAE support for the London Conference on Afghanistan,
particularly the reintegration trust fund, to MFA Assistant
Minister for Political Affairs Tariq Al Haidan. Post also conveyed
reftel points to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Although there
was no substantive UAEG response to the demarche, as reported in
Ref B, Amb. Holbrooke recently discussed the London Conference in
detail with Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, who will
lead the UAE delegation to London.
OLSON

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