|05DJIBOUTI640||2005-07-06 13:01:00||UNCLASSIFIED||Embassy Djibouti|
This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.
1. (U) The following message was faxed to U.S. Embassy on July 6 from
Acting Foreign Minister Hawa Ahmed Youssouf to Secretary Rice. The
original letter will be pouched upon receipt to the Desk.
2. (U) Begin text:
On behalf of the government and the people of Djibouti and
on my own, I am pleased to extend, on the occasion of the
Independence Day of the United States of America, my warmest
congratulations to you and to the American government and people.
On this auspicious day, I convey to your people my best wishes
of prosperity and progress and I avail myself of this opportunity
to express to you the willingness of the Djiboutian Government to
further strengthen the relations of friendship and cooperation
existing between our two countries.
Please accept, Your Excellency and dear colleague, the assurances
of my highest consideration.
(Signed) Hawa Ahmed Youssouf
Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs