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03KUWAIT861 2003-03-11 13:13:00 CONFIDENTIAL Embassy Kuwait
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(C) ICJ OIL PLATFORMS CASE

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					  C O N F I D E N T I A L KUWAIT 000861 

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR L, NEA/ARP

E.O. 12958: DECL: 03/11/2013
TAGS: PREL KU ICJ
SUBJECT: (C) ICJ OIL PLATFORMS CASE

REF: STATE 61705

Classified By: AMBASSADOR RICHARD H. JONES; REASON: 1.5 (B,D)



1. (C) In response to reftel, MFA has faxed us a dipnote
that we are forwarding by fax to NEA/ARP, which states
officially that Kuwait was a neutral during the Iran-Iraq
war. MFA has also identified a point of contact, former
legal adviser and current MFA official with rank of
Ambassador, Dr. Tareq Razouqi. He is in Kuwait now and can
be reached at (country code 965) 901-2221. When not in
Kuwait, he can be reached at a number in France (country code
33) 607-512-937. State Dept. lawyers may contact Dr. Razouqi
directly. Time difference: Kuwait is eight hours ahead of
EST.
JONES