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03SANAA695
2003-04-09 14:27:00
SECRET
Embassy Sanaa
Cable title:  

SANAA EAC MEETING: APRIL 9

Tags:   ASEC  AMGT  PREL  PTER  CASC  YM  EAC 
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						S E C R E T SANAA 000695 

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR NEA, NEA/ARP, NEA/EX, S/CT, CA, DS/DSS,
DS/IP/NEA, DS/DSS/ITA, DS/ICI/PII, CENTCOM FOR POLAD

E.O. 12958: DECL: 04/09/2013
TAGS: ASEC AMGT PREL PTER CASC YM EAC
SUBJECT: SANAA EAC MEETING: APRIL 9

Classified By: Ambassador Edmund J. Hull for reasons 1.5 (b) and (d).

S E C R E T SANAA 000695

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR NEA, NEA/ARP, NEA/EX, S/CT, CA, DS/DSS,
DS/IP/NEA, DS/DSS/ITA, DS/ICI/PII, CENTCOM FOR POLAD

E.O. 12958: DECL: 04/09/2013
TAGS: ASEC AMGT PREL PTER CASC YM EAC
SUBJECT: SANAA EAC MEETING: APRIL 9

Classified By: Ambassador Edmund J. Hull for reasons 1.5 (b) and (d).


1. (S/NF) The Ambassador convened an Emergency Action
Committee (EAC) meeting on April 9 to assess threat
information, the possibility of demonstrations this weekend,
and Embassy security preparedness. Key offices and personnel
represented at the meeting included: A/DCM, ADMIN, AMB, CONS,
DAO, FPD, OMC, ORCA, PD, POL/ECON, RMO, RSO and SOC YEMEN.


2. (S/NF) ORCA reported no new specific threat information.


3. (S/NF) RSO reported that there is no information on
planned demonstrations this weekend. RSO will monitor the
situation and will alert Embassy community should new
information arise.


4. (S/NF) Ambassador asked that section chiefs consult with
their staff to gauge reaction to authorized departure. To
date, there have been no requests for authorized departure.
Ambassador noted Embassy is required to make recommendation
on continuation of authorized departure by April 29.


5. (S/NF) RSO briefed that additional Bio/Chem masks have
arrived in country and are waiting clearance through Customs.
As soon as Embassy takes possession of the masks, RSO and
RMO will distribute.


6. (S/NF) A new itemizer to inspect cars at the main Embassy
entrance has arrived through the pouch and a second entrance
may soon be available for staff. Admin has received two
exemptions from the MFA for armored cars, and is waiting for
three more. Ambassador will raise armored car exemptions and
additional requests for non diplomatic ("blue") plates on
Saturday, April 12 with FM Qirby. RSO will also raise the
same issue with Interior Ministry Office Director Suneidar on
Thursday, April 10. A final draft of the EAP will be given to
A/DCM to approve this week.
HULL