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Cablegate: Royg Demarched On Patterns 2002

Published: Mon 12 May 2003 02:44 PM
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UNCLAS SANAA 001075
SIPDIS
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PTER PINS PREL PGOV ECON YM DEMARCHE COUNTER TERRORISM
SUBJECT: ROYG DEMARCHED ON PATTERNS 2002
REF: STATE 109687
(U) On May 7, PolOff delivered reftel demarche highlighting
the release of the 2002 Patterns of Global Terrorism Report
(Patterns) to MFA Americas Specialist Dirham Saidi. Saidi
agreed with the U.S. assessment that increased cooperation
has thwarted numerous terrorist attacks. Post also marked
Patterns' release with a 5/8 press statement citing Yemen's
"broad counterterrorism campaign against al-Qaida and
suspected al-Qaida members within its territory" and ROYG's
"excellent cooperation with the U.S." Post will continue to
analyze ROYG's response to Patterns 2002 through an upcoming
meeting with MFA's CT expert Dr. Ahmed Mulhi.
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