Viewing cable 04MUSCAT2146
Title: OMAN DENOUNCES ATTACK ON U.S. CONSULATE IN JEDDAH

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04MUSCAT21462004-12-08 14:07:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Muscat
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UNCLAS MUSCAT 002146 
 
SIPDIS 
 
STATE FOR NEA, NEA/ARPI 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: PREL OPRC PTER SA MU
SUBJECT: OMAN DENOUNCES ATTACK ON U.S. CONSULATE IN JEDDAH 
 
 
¶1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement 
December 7 to the Oman News Agency (ONA) in reaction to the 
December 6 terror attack on the U.S. Consulate General in 
Jeddah.  Per Omani standard practice, the only available 
version of the MFA statement is that carried by ONA.  Begin 
text: 
 
The Sultanate has condemned the terrorist act on the U.S. 
consulate in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which occurred 
yesterday, killing a number of innocent people. 
 
A statement issued by the Foreign Ministry here today 
denounced the criminal act and reaffirmed the Sultanate's 
government support and solidarity with Saudi Arabia in its 
efforts to eliminate terrorism and called on the 
international community to unite to encounter (sic) terrorist 
acts and eliminate them. 
 
The Sultanate extended condolences to the Saudi Government 
and families of the victims.  (End text.) 
 
¶2. While the terror attack was front-page news in the local 
Arabic and English language press on December 7 and 8, it has 
yet to surface in the local Internet message board "Al 
Sablah." 
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