Viewing cable 05MUSCAT1067
Title: OMAN DENOUNCES MURDER OF EGYPTIAN DIPLOMAT IN IRAQ

IdentifierCreatedReleasedClassificationOrigin
05MUSCAT10672005-07-08 09:35:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Muscat
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UNCLAS MUSCAT 001067 
 
SIPDIS 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: PREL PTER OPRC MU IZ
SUBJECT: OMAN DENOUNCES MURDER OF EGYPTIAN DIPLOMAT IN IRAQ 
 
REF: MUSCAT 1066 
 
Oman News Agency (ONA) and national print and broadcast media 
reported July 8 a statement from the Ministry of Foreign 
Affairs condemning reports of the murder of Egypt's top 
diplomat in Iraq, in tandem with the Ministry's reaction to 
the London terror bombings (reftel).  The relevant text of 
the ONA report is as follows: 
 
(Begin text) 
 
An official spokesman of the Foreign Ministry yesterday... 
condemned the abduction and assassination of 
ambassador-designate of Egypt to Iraq Ihab Al Sherif by 
insurgents.  In a statement, the Sultanate expressed its 
condolences to the family of the diplomat and government of 
Egypt.  (End text.) 
BALTIMORE