DE RUEHAD #0814 1980548
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 160548Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY ABU DHABI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 1214
RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC IMMEDIATE
INFO RUEHDE/AMCONSUL DUBAI PRIORITY 7859
UNCLAS ABU DHABI 000814
DEPARTMENT FOR NEA/ARP, COMMERCE FOR BIS EWEANT
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL ECON ETRD KBCT AE IS
SUBJECT: DELIVERY OF LETTER ON ARAB LEAGUE BOYCOTT TO UAE OFFICIAL
REF: STATE 71762
1. On July 15, TDY ECONOFF met with UAE Ministry of Economy
Assistant Under Secretary for Companies and Control Affairs Mr.
Humaid Ali Bin Butti Al Muhairi to deliver the letter in reftel
regarding the Arab League Boycott. ECONOFF explained the purpose of
the letter and handed it to Mr. Muhairi as a non-paper. Mr. Muhairi
explained that the Under Secretary Aziz was currently unavailable but
he would ensure that he received the letter.
Mr. Muhairi then reviewed the non-paper and explained that he needed
to share it with others in the Ministry before he could officially
comment. He stated he would try to get back to ECONOFF next week.