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1. (U) Embassy received June 13 the following condolence
letter addressed to President Bush from Djiboutian President
Ismail Omar Guelleh on the death of former President Reagan.
2. (U) Begin text:
- 10 June 2004
On behalf of the people and the government of the Republic of
Djibouti as well as on my own behalf I would like to offer
Your Excellency and, through you, the People and the
Government of your great nation my deepest sympathy and
heartfelt condolences on the sad occasion of the death of the
former President Ronald Reagan.
I would also like to extend my heartfelt condolences to his
We easily imagine the shock provoked by the loss of such a
historic leader who restored America's pride.
Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of my highest
- (signed) Ismail Omar Guelleh
- President of the Republic of Djibouti
H.E. George Bush
President of the United States