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Cablegate: Bahrain: Encouraging Attendance at the November

Published: Tue 31 Oct 2006 09:59 AM
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P 310959Z OCT 06
FM AMEMBASSY MANAMA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5863
INFO RUEHZM/GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUEHAM/AMEMBASSY AMMAN PRIORITY 1255
RHMFIUU/HQ USCENTCOM MACDILL AFB FL PRIORITY
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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PTER PREL ASEC BA CTR
SUBJECT: BAHRAIN: ENCOURAGING ATTENDANCE AT THE NOVEMBER
7-8 BIOMETRICS CONFERENCE IN JORDAN
REF: STATE 175052
Sensitive but unclassified; please protect accordingly. Not
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(SBU) Pol/Econ Chief October 31 delivered reftel demarche to
encourage Bahraini participation at the November 7-8
biometrics conference in Jordan to MFA Director for Bilateral
Affairs Dhafer Al Umran. Al Umran was unaware of the
conference but agreed that it would be useful in promoting
cooperation among regional governments on the use of
biometric data. In a follow-up call, Jordanian Embassy DCM
Saed Al Radaideh told Pol/Econ Chief that the Bahraini
Ministry of Interior was sending a delegation of 3-4
officials to the conference.
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