Viewing cable 05MUSCAT1007
Title: EMBASSY MUSCAT EAC - 06/25/2005

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05MUSCAT10072005-06-25 13:13:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 SECRET//NOFORN Embassy Muscat
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S E C R E T MUSCAT 001007 
 
SIPDIS 
 
NOFORN 
 
DEPT FOR DS/IP/NEA, DS/IP/ITA, NEA/ARPI, NEA/EX 
DEPT ALSO FOR DS/DSS/CC, DS/DSS/OSAC, CA/OCS 
 
E.O. 12958: DECL: 1.6X1 
TAGS: AEMR ASEC AMGT PTER CASC KHLS MU EAC
SUBJECT: EMBASSY MUSCAT EAC - 06/25/2005 
 
REF: MUSCAT 1001 
 
Classified By: Charge d'Affaires, a.i. Michael G. Snowden. 
Reason: 1.4(c). 
 
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Summary 
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¶1.  (SBU)  The Charge chaired a meeting of the Emergency 
Action Committee (EAC) on June 25 to review the Embassy's 
security posture following the local weekend.  Members noted 
no substantive changes in the local security environment 
since the last meeting.  Accordingly, the EAC agreed that the 
Embassy's already heightened security posture and force 
protection condition (FPCON) remain appropriate.  End Summary. 
 
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Security Situation 
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¶2.  (SBU)  On June 25, the Charge chaired a meeting of the 
full EAC to review the Embassy's overall security posture 
following the local weekend.  The meeting opened with a 
discussion of the local security situation, which the EAC 
continued to characterize as stable.  Likewise, the EAC noted 
no/no new threat reporting specific to Oman.  Members, 
including Duty Officer, cited no security incidents among 
their staffs or family members over the weekend, while CONS 
confirmed that there were no reported security incidents or 
security-related queries from the private American citizen 
community. 
 
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Emergency Preparedness 
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¶3.  (SBU)  Prior to concluding the meeting, RSO commented 
that members of the EAC must continue reinforcing to their 
sections the importance of solid participation in the 
Embassy's weekly Emergency and Evacuation (E&E) net radio 
checks.  The Post One-initiated E&E net checks are conducted 
every Sunday at 0645 hours.  Family members, including 
children, are routinely urged to participate. 
 
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EAC Conclusion 
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¶4.  (S/NF)  The EAC concluded that there have been no changes 
in the local security environment since the last meeting held 
on June 22 (reftel).  Accordingly, members agreed that the 
Embassy's already heightened security posture and FPCON 
remain appropriate.  Embassy Muscat remains acutely aware of 
the need to monitor both the regional and local security and 
threat environments, and is prepared to take the necessary 
countermeasures should changes to either occur.  CDA, MGT, 
RSO, RMAS, PAO, CONS, P/E, CLO, MSG, DAO, OMC (USDR), ECA 
(USCENTAF), and Duty Officer participated in the meeting. 
SNOWDEN