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06ISLAMABAD3195
2006-02-24 06:33:00
CONFIDENTIAL
Embassy Islamabad
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GOP WILLING TO ACCEPT RETURN OF PAK GITMO DETAINEE

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TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0798
						
					
C O N F I D E N T I A L ISLAMABAD 003195 SIPDIS SIPDIS E.O. 12958: DECL: 02/23/2016 TAGS: KAWC PK PREL PTER SUBJECT: GOP WILLING TO ACCEPT RETURN OF PAK GITMO DETAINEE ABDUL HALIM SADIQ REF: STATE 7148 Classified By: DCM Peter W. Bodde, reasons 1.4 (b) and (d) (C) On February 18, the GOP Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed the Embassy by Note Verbale of its willingness to accept the return of Pakistani Gitmo detainee Abdul Haleem Sadiq (reftel) . Full text of note follows: "No. USA-2/16/2006 18th February 2006 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan presents its compliments to the Embassy of the United States of America and with reference to the Embassy's non-paper handed over to Director (Americas) by Political Counsellor of U.S. Embassy on 25th January 2006, regarding the release of a Pakistan national Mr. Abdul Halim Sadiq detained at Guantanamo Bay has the honor to state that the Government of Pakistan is willing to accept the individual for return to Pakistan and undertake to treat him humanely and in a manner consistent with laws and obligations of Pakistan and if any individual is detained after his return, the intelligence gained about the activities of the individual, if significant, could be shared. The Ministry avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Embassy the assurances of its highest consideration. End Text." CROCKER