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UNCLAS DJIBOUTI 001664
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PTER ASEC DJ SUBJECT: DJIBOUTI: DEMARCHE ON POSSIBLE AL-QAIDA AVIATION THREAT TO THE UNITED STATES (S/ES 200322654)
REF: STATE 258046
1. Ref demarche was presented September 10 to MFA Director of Bilateral Relations Mohamed Ali Hassan.
2. Mohamed Ali Hassan noted that there were no flights to the Western Hemisphere emanating from Djibouti. He said that U.S. concern about terrorist utilization of aircraft passing near or transiting the U.S. would be intimately considered as part of the present close U.S.-Djibouti counterterrorist cooperation. SMITH