Nov 19, 78 • 0639 • Kuwait-State • 6154

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KUWAIT 06154 190651Z
ACTION H-03
INFO OCT-01 NEA-07 ISO-00 AID-01 SS-15 NSCE-00 SSO-00 /027 W
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R 190639Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY KUWAIT
TOHVUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC NIACT IMMEDIATE 2350
INFO AMEMBASSY ABU DHABI
AMEMBASSY TEHRAN
USICA WASHDC
UNCLAS KUWAIT 6154

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: OREP, KU
SUBJECT: REPORTED INCIDENT INVOLVING CODEL RYAN IN GUYANA

1. AS DEPARTMENT AWARE, FOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ACCOMPANYING SECRETARY BLUMENTHAL DURING CURRENT MIDDLE EAST TRIP. EMBASSY EXPECTS KEEN INREST ON PART OF CODEL IN FOLLOW UP TO NEWS REPORTS (HEARD ON VOA NOVEMBER 19) THAT CONGRESSMAN LEO RYAN INVOLVED IN SHOOTING INCIDENT IN GUYANA NOVEMBER 18. REQUEST DEPARTMENT SEND PERTINENT TRAFFIC TO KUWAIT AND OTHER ADDRESEES THIS MESSAGE. CODEL NOW IN ABU DHABI, WILL TRANSIT KUWAIT MID-DAY NOV 20 ENROUTE TO TEHRAN, RETURN TO KUWAIT AFTERNOON OF NOV 21, AND WILL DEPART KUWAIT AFTERNOON NOV 22 (ALL TIMES LOCAL).

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Originally posted on March 1st, 2020.

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