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Office of Protocol; Gifts to Federal Employees From Foreign Government Sources Reported to Employing Agencies in Calendar Year 2006

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The Department of State submits the following comprehensive listing of the statements which, as required by law, Federal employees filed with their employing agencies during calendar year 2006 concerning gifts received from foreign government sources. The compilation includes reports of both tangible gifts and gifts of travel or travel expenses of more than minimal value, as defined by statute. Also, included are gifts received in previous years including 3 gifts in 1999, 2 gifts in 2000, 1 gift in 2001, 9 gifts in 2002, 3 gifts in 2003, 13 gifts in 2004 and 28 gifts in 2005. These latter gifts and expenses are being reported in 2006 as the Office of Protocol, Department of State, did not receive the relevant information to include them in earlier reports.

Publication of this listing in the Federal Register is required by Section 7342(f) of Title 5, United States Code, as added by Section 515(a)(1) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1978 (Pub. L. 95-105, August 17, 1977, 91 Stat. 865).

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Dated: November 28, 2007.

Patrick F. Kennedy,

Under Secretary for Management, Department of State.

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AGENCY: President of the U.S. and the National Security Council

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
PresidentArtwork: 15″ x 10″ color photograph of the “Emerald Buddha Temple (Laos),” signed by photographer; double matted and held in a 25″ x 21″ maple frame with a gold-tone bead accent trim and gold-tone rope border. Rec'd—January 5, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Phanthong Phommahaxay, Ambassador of the Lao People's Democratic Republic and Mrs. Phommahaxay, Embassy of the Lao People's Democratic RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold items (5): Meissen porcelain tea-for-two set, handpainted Blue Onion pattern consisting of: 41/2″ porcelain sugar bowl with lid; 3″ x 33/4″ scalloped edged creamer; 7″ x 41/2″ x 41/2″ tea pot with lid; 4″ scalloped edged cups and saucers (2). Rec'd—January 13, 2006. Est. Value—$805. Disposition—Archives Foreign.Her Excellency Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Book: “Meissen in Meissen,” by Hans Sonntag. Rec'd—January 13, 2006. Est. Value—$13. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentAccessory: 82″ x 132″ handwoven emerald green, fuchsia, indigo blue, orange and purple traditional Ghana Kente cloth with a stripe and geometric weft motif pattern. Rec'd—January 17, 2006. Est. Value—$487. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of GhanaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentAthletic equipment: Brown leather horse saddle embossed to look like basket weave; leather bridle and orange and blue plaid horse blanket Rec'd—January 24, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Shaukat Aziz Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentArtwork: 30″ x 19″ multi-color painting “Reconciliation” by Helen Zogheib, image of three religious buildings in downtown Beirut, signed and dated; held in a 331/2″ x 24″ guilt wood frame Rec'd—January 27, 2006. Est. Value—$2,200. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Saad R. Hariri, Lebanese Member of ParliamentNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentPoster: 271/2″ x 381/2″ Solidarity Citizens' Committee election campaign poster by Tomasz Sarnecki, “It's High Noon, 4 June 1989” featuring a modified image of Gary Cooper carrying a ballot and wearing the Solidarity logo—SOLIDARNOSC. A brushed silver-tone presentation plate affixed to the glass is engraved in Polish, “His Excellency George W. Bush, President of the United States, Lech Kaczynski, President of the Republic of Poland, Washington, 9 February 2006”; held in a 28″ x 39″ brushed silver-tone metal frame. Rec'd—February 9, 2006. Est. Value—$1,165. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Lech Kaczynski, President of the Republic of PolandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold items (12): 51/2″ x 6″ and 4″ x 4″ handcarved wooden bowls accented with multi-colored beads on handles; 5″ (4) and 51/2″ (4) handcarved wooden spoons accented with multi-colored beaded band; 6″ handcarved wooden spoon accented with multi-colored beaded band; 4″ x 4″ handcarved wooden bucket with lid and metal swing handle. Rec'd—February 10, 2006. Est. Value—$595. Disposition—Archives Foreign.The Honorable Rebecca Garang De Mabior, Minister of Transportation, Roads and Bridges Government of South SudanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Craft: 4″ gourd decorated with a red, white and blue geometric pattern close woven beadwork net, with a 3″ single beaded string as carrying loop. Rec'd—February 10, 2006. Est. Value—$175. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentHousehold item: 11″ x 12″ x 2″ white porcelain round cake plate with 1/2″ molded gold handles, replica from the official Presidential china, with gold and cobalt blue rim painted “Palacio Presidencial San Salvador” surrounding the national coat of arms in the center. Rec'd—February 24, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Archives Foreign.His Excellency Elias Antonio Saca Gonzalez, President of the Republic of El SalvadorNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Smoking accessory: 6″ x 6″ wave design Nachtmann crystal cigar ashtray frosted with the El Salvador coat of arms. Rec'd—February 24, 2006. Est. Value—$115. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentPhotograph: 12″ x 8″ color photograph of Mrs. Laura Bush, His Excellency Silvio Berlusconi and Miss Barbara Bush on February 9, 2006 at the Villa Madama in Rome; held in a 13″ x 9″ Bottega Dell'Argento silver frame with leaf detail at each corner. Rec'd—February 28, 2006. Est. Value—$454. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold item: 11″ round lapis lazuli mosaic bowl with 1/2″ foot. Rec'd—March 1, 2006. Est. Value—$1,500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, Chairman of the Interim Authority of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold item: 38″ lapis lazuli mosaic urn with fluted top and circular base, accented with sterling silver detail at neck and base. Rec'd—March 1, 2006. Est. Value—$7,500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, Chairman of the Interim Authority of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentMiscellaneous: 12″ x 11″ black wood hand operated “spinning wheel” with spokes and rests on an base in a clear plastic case. Rec'd—March 2, 2006. Est. Value—$60. Disposition—Archives Foreign.The Honorable Nirmal Deshpande, M.P. Rajya Sabha Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Miscellaneous: Yellow linen scroll with the “Seven Social Sins.” Rec'd—March 2, 2006. Est. Value—$7. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Books, hardcover (3): Mahatma Gandhi 100 Years, by S. Radhakrishnan, The Mind of Mahatma Gandhi, by R.K. Prabhu; and An Autobiography, by M.K. Gandhi. Rec'd—March 2, 2006. Est. Value—$45. Disposition: President retained.
Artwork: Bronze wax cast bust of Gandhi on base in case with a gold-tone presentation plaque printed “Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Oct. 2, 1869 to Jan. 30, 1948,” by Ram Sutar; signed and numbered 903. Rec'd—March 2, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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PresidentHousehold item: 50″ x 30″ silk rug with taupe, tan, rose and slate blue intricate floral pattern. Rec'd—March 2, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, President of the Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Flowers: Bouquet of flowers. Rec'd—March 2, 2006. Est. Value—$30. Disposition—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policy
PresidentArtwork: 9″ x 5″ x 2″ pure silver filigree chariot and two horses mounted on a 111/2″ x 4″ x 2″ two-tiered velvet base enclosed in a 11″ x 31/2″ x 9″ plastic case with a presentation plate from the Vice Chancellor of the University of Agriculture and a presentation plate from Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy. Rec'd—March 3, 2006. Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Honorable Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister Andhra Pradesh, Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentArtwork: 21″ x 12″ x 1″ intricate sandal wood carving of an Indian God Vishwaroopa, in Mahabharatha, battlefield, with nine heads and multiple arms with horses and people bowing at it's feet, mounted on a 10″ x 4″ oval wood base. Rec'd—March 3, 2006. Est. Value—$9,900. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Honorable Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister Andhra Pradesh, Republic of India The Honorable Rameshwar Thakur, Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold item: 6′1″ x 9′9″ wool Pakistan rug with taupe, slate blue, salmon, black, purple, yellow and gray ornate floral design. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$2,700. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold item: 141/2″ x 9″ x 261/2″ hand-carved wood Asante ceremonial stool with crescent-shape seat set over a flat base and complex support structure with geometric pattern. Rec'd—March 6, 2006. Est. Value—$2,200. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Mathieu Kerekoum, President Republic of BeninNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentCollectable: 4″ x 4″ wooden gourd intricately tooled with floral and geometric design, adorned with a sterling silver butterfly on top; held on a 5″ sterling silver round display base. Rec'd—March 10, 2006. Est. Value—$275. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Alejandro Toledo Manrique, President of the Republic of PeruNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Books, hardcover (2): “Machu Picchu, Santuario Historico—Historical Sanctuary,” by Peter Frost. Rec'd—March 10, 2006. Est. Value—$150. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
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Collectables (2): 61/2″ x 91/2″ old, possibly antique, wooden Nicho frames with floral carving, accented with elaborate sterling silver detail. Rec'd—March 10, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentAthletic equipment (2): gray and navy blue short-sleeved cycling jerseys with a patriotic stripe and “George W. Bush” on the front and reverse, the Vermarc logo, images of the Belgium flag and the American flag on the front. Rec'd—March 14, 2006. Est. Value—$228. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Guy Verhofstadt, Prime Minister of BelgiumNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vermarc Bib Tights with a patriotic stripe “George W. Bush.” Rec'd—March 14, 2006. Est. Value—$185. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Tights with a patriotic stripe and “George W. Bush.” Rec'd—March 14, 2006. Est. Value—$185. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Zip front long-sleeved Jacket. Rec'd—March 14, 2006. Est. Value—$255. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Zip front long-sleeved Jacket. Rec'd—March 14, 2006. Est. Value—$255. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentHousehold item: 10″ Waterford crystal “Killarney” footed bowl with flared lip etched “Presented to George W. Bush, President of the United States of America, on the Occasion of St. Patrick's Day 2006, By The Taoiseach Mr. Bertie Ahern T.D., on Behalf of the People of Ireland.” Rec'd—March 17, 2006. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Bertie Ahern, T.D., Prime Minister of IrelandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentAthletic Equipment: Royal blue Vermarc Sport TVX fabric bike shirt printed with the “NATO OTAN” logo on the left lapel and right sleeve, the “Bike & Accessories Dennis Tervuren” logo on the right lapel and left sleeve, and “Vermarc Sports” on the collar and pocket on the reverse. Rec'd—March 20, 2006. Est. Value—$79. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty OrganizationNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
DVD (2 part set): “Rembrant 400 Jaar.” Rec'd—March 20, 2006. Est. Value—$31. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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PresidentArtwork: 17″ x 15″ Pyrography (burnt wood) portrait of President and Mrs. Bush, by Aaron F. Brown, titled “President George Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, United States of America” on balsa wood; held in a 23″ x 21″ mottled finish wood frame; signed and dated by artist. Rec'd—March 21, 2006. Est. Value—$292. Disposition—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of LiberiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold accessory: 51/4″ x 11/2″ sterling silver hinged box adorned with the Hellenic Republic emblem and etched with donor's signature on lid. Rec'd—March 25, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Dora Bakoyannis, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold accessories (3): Set of three 8″, 10″ and 12″ square concave style fused glass art plates with black and marbled amber checkerboard pattern center and black border; signed by artist James Lavoie on back. Rec'd—March 29, 2006. Est. Value—$415. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Right Honorable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of CanadaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold accessory: 8″ x 11/2″ sterling silver Plata Real “Mestizo Vessel” footed with 31/2″ sterling silver rings. Rec'd—March 29, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Vicente Fox Quesada, The President of the United Mexican States and Mrs. FoxNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentCloth: 128″ x 86″ handwoven emerald green, gold, black, royal blue and fuchsia traditional Ghana Kente cloth with a stripe and geometric weft motif pattern. Rec'd—April 12, 2006. Est. Value—$325. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of GhanaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Miscellaneous: Hand-carved wooden images of four parading wood elephants held in a double matted 41″ x 17″ shadowbox. Rec'd—April 12, 2006. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentBook, hardcover (in English and Arabic): “Beyrouth et le Sultan—Beirut and the Sultan: 200 Photographies des Albums de Abdul Hamid II (1876—1909)”; by Sawsan Agha Kassab and Khalad Omar Tadmori. Rec'd—April 17, 2006. Est. Value—$70. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Fuad Siniora, Prime Minister of the Republic of LebanonNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Household item (limited edition, 19/50): 91/2″ glazed, hand-painted ceramic on hand-hammered copper Islamic replica plate from a 13th century design, “The Spouted Kamares Pot (Byblos 1950—1950 B.C.)”; marked “Fait main Atlier Chehab Liban 19/50” (“Handmade House of Chehab Liban 19/50”) on back. Rec'd—April 17, 2006. Est. Value—$270. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentHousehold accessory: 20″ round porcelain carved charger with the portrait of President and Mrs. Bush. Rec'd—April 20, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Hu Jintao, President of the People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household accessory: 24″ rosewood charger holder with intricately carved detail. Rec'd—April 20, 2006. Est. Value—$50. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentJewelry: Cartier Santos Dumont watch with 18kt white gold case, guilloche dial with roman numerals, black alligator strap with 18kt white gold adjustable deployment buckle, hand wound mechanical movement adorned with a cabochon sapphire crystal. Rec'd—April 20, 2006. Est. Value—$11,100. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Thaksin Shinawatra, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of ThailandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold accessory: 59″ x 85″ multicolored Azerbaijan silk rug handwoven with the portrait of President and Mrs. Bush, the Presidential seal, the U.S. Capitol, the New York City skyline, the Statue of Liberty, The White House, and the Presidential Palace in Baku, Azerbaijan, accented with a floral pattern border; designed by Hagiyev Eldar. Rec'd—April 28, 2006. Est. Value—$2,450. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
DVD: “Memory: USA 09.09.2000.” Rec'd—April 28, 2006. Est. Value—$15. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Photographs (28): 12″ x 8″ color photographs documenting former Azerbaijan President Haidar Aliyev's informal visit with former President George H.W. Bush in Kennebunkport, Maine on September 9, 2000; in a 12″ hunter green album. Rec'd—April 28, 2006. Est. Value—$130. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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PresidentMiscellaneous: 8 x 30 BT black Zeiss Conquest binoculars. Rec'd—May 3, 2006. Est. Value—$579. Disposition—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentArtwork: 23″ x 19″ pastoral oil on canvas “Campo en Rio Negro” by Uruguayan artist Philip Davies, held in a 33″ x 29″ gold bordered linen shadowbox frame surrounded by a paneled wood outer frame; signed and dated by artist. Rec'd—May 4, 2006. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Tabare Vazquez, President of the Oriental Republic of UruguayNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Book, hardcover (in Spanish): “El mate,” by Fernando Assuncao; inscribed by donor. Rec'd—May 4, 2006. Est. Value—$40. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Household item: Leather Mate Set including: Mate (tea), Yerba Container, silver Bombilla (drinking straw), and thermos; held in a 13″ x 9″ x 5″ leather carrying case. Rec'd—May 4, 2006. Est. Value—$195. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentBooks, leatherbound (3): “A Shorter History of Australia,” by Geoffrey Blainey; “Monash: The Outsider Who Won A War,” by Roland Perry; “Gallipoli,” by Les Carlyon, covers embossed in gold “Presented by The Honourable John Howard MP, Prime Minister of Australia” with the Australian Coat of Arms; all held in a 101/2″ x 7″ folding book box embossed in gold on the front with the Australian Coat of Arms. Rec'd—May 16, 2006. Est. Value—$700. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Honorable John Howard, M.P., Prime Minister of AustraliaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentArtwork: 19″ x 25″ oil on canvas painting featuring doves and a brightly colored nature scene, by Benigno Gomez, held in a 23″ x 29″ gold frame; signed by artist. Rec'd—June 5, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Jose Manuel Zelaya Rosales, President of the Republic of HondurasNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Artwork: 11″ x 17″ cartoon featuring President Bush holding an American flag, held in a 21″ x 27″ gold and red frame. Rec'd—June 5, 2006. Est. Value—$100. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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PresidentHousehold items (8): 8″ white wine goblets with 4″ copper stem adorned with five round lapis lazuli inlay stones around base (6) and a matching 83/4″ pair of red wine goblets. Rec'd—June 8, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of ChileNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentClothing (L): Red and white Nalini cycling jersey; printed with Danish flag and Nalini logo on front and “George W. Bush” on left sleeve. Rec'd—June 10, 2006. Est. Value—$95. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister of DenmarkNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household item: 6″ x 13″ Royal Copenhagen Porcelain bowl; side of bowl depicts various battle scenes led by General Washington. Bowl commemorates the Bicentennial of The Declaration of Independence; certified bowl No. 2,417 of 2,500. Rec'd—June 10, 2006. Est. Value—$995. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentDesk accessories (24): 31/2″ cast pewter coasters designed with six different Australian native flowers, held in a 83/4″ x 83/4″ wooden box with a brass presentation plate inside engraved, “Presented to the President of the United States of America and Members of Cabinet by the Honourable John Howard MP, Prime Minister of Australia on the occasion of his Official Visit to the United States of America, May 2006. The Australian native flowers represented on these cast pewter coasters are the Golden Wattle, Waratah, Blue Gum, Bottlebrush, Kangaroo Paw and Sturt's Desert Pea.” Rec'd—June 16, 2006. Est. Value—$415. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Honorable John Howard, M.P., Prime Minister of AustraliaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentCDs: Box set of “Mozart Complete Edition” including: “Symphonies,” “Serenades Dances Marches,” “Divertimenti-Serenades,” “Piano Concertos,” “Violin Concertos, Wind Concertos,” “Quintets, Quartets, Trio, etc.,” “String Quartets, String Quintets,” “Violin Sonatas, String Duos and Trios,” “Piano Music,” “Missae-Requiem, Organ Sonatas and Solos,” “Litanies-Vespers, Oratorios-Cantatas, Masonic Music,” “Arias, Vocal Ensembles, Canons-Lieder-Notturni,” “Early Italian Operas,” “Middle Italian Operas,” “Late Italian Operas,” “German Operas,” and “Theatre and Ballet Music, Rarities-Surprises.” Rec'd—June 20, 2006. Est. Value—$1,276. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Heinz Fischer, Federal President of the Republic of AustriaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentBook, hardcover: “Austria: Introduction and Reminiscence,” by Ernst Hauser. Rec'd—June 20, 2006. Est. Value—$33. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Hubert Gorbach, Vice Chancellor of the Republic of Austria and Mrs. Margot GorbachNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household accessory: 13/4″ x 11/4″x 4″ Swarovski clear crystal figurine of a white stallion standing on its hind legs with Jet crystal eyes and frosted flowing mane and tail from the Horses on Parade collection; anchored on 15/8″ clear crystal base. Rec'd—June 20, 2006. Est. Value—$265. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentClothing (size 42): Navy blue cashmere mens Schneiders, Salzburg “Hubertus” outerwear coat with personalized cloth name plate embroidered “G.W.B.” on inside breast pocket. Rec'd—June 20, 2006. Est. Value—$1,500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Wolfgang Schuessel, Chancellor of the Republic of AustriaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentClothing: Pair of handcrafted black leather Hungarian Huszar riding boots style XVI-XVIL, with off-white leather “W” stitched on side and brass presentation plate engraved “To President George W. Bush, From Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany” affixed to shoe sole on right boot; made by Ivan Sasvari. Rec'd—June 22, 2006. Est. Value—$935. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ferenc Gyurcsany, Prime Minister of the Republic of HungaryNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Book, hardcover: “The Hungarian Hussar,” by Jozsef Zachar. Rec'd—June 22, 2006. Est. Value—$28. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Accessory: Pair of wood handled boot hooks. Rec'd—June 22, 2006. Est. Value—$4. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentAthletic equipment: Sunstar Electric-Power Assisted bicycle Rec'd—June 29, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister of JapanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Poster: 23″ x 33″ print of a black and white picture featuring Babe Ruth traveling among a parade of people when visiting Japan and an 8″ x 12″ enlargement of Japanese Babe Ruth commemorative (“American Japanese, Baseball Matches, Under the Auspices of, the Yomiuri Shimbunsha”) postage stamp, single matted and held in a 30″ x 41″ wooden frame; includes “tanka” (poem) by Shiki Masaoka, handwritten in Japanese by donor with printed English translation; signed by donor. Rec'd—June 29, 2006. Est. Value—$355. Disposition—Archives Foreign
CD: “Junichiro Koizumi Presents: My Favorite Elvis Songs,” produced by donor. Rec'd—June 29, 2006. Est. Value—$50. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentPrint of the original Appeal of the Representatives of Khevsureti to the United States Government written on June 24, 1936 by the freedom fighters from Georgia's mountainous region of Khevsureti, in the High Caucasus, superimposed with English translation and image of the freedom fighters from Georgia's mountainous region of Khevsureti; held in a painted gold-tone frame. Rec'd—July 5, 2006. Est. Value—$40. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Mikheil Saakashvili, President of GeorgiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Photo album with the Appeal of the Representatives of Khevsureti to the United States, 16 color photographs of Khevsureti with 4 black and white photographs of Khevsureti people. Rec'd—July 5, 2006. Est. Value—$116. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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Jewelry: Gold and enamel Icon crucifix on a gold-tone chain. Rec'd—July 5, 2006. Est. Value—$375. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentAccessory: Fuchsia silk Vakko tie embroidered with an intricately woven floral pattern. Rec'd—July 6, 2006. Est. Value—$80. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Abdullah Gul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Jewelry: 1/2″ pair of Atasay contemporary black onyx cufflinks with gold-tone settings. Rec'd—July 6, 2006. Est. Value—$344. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentHousehold accessories (2): 31/2″ x 9″ and 4″ x 12″ handpainted blown glass “Garden Vases,” decorated with colorful flowers; designed by Jennifer Stuart. Rec'd—July 6, 2006. Est. Value—$80. Disposition—Archives Foreign.The Right Honorable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of CanadaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Accessory: Pair of silver cufflinks with blue circular center. Rec'd—July 6, 2006. Est. Value—$175. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Accessory: 73/8″ brown felt Biltmore-Canada hat. Dark brown belt wraps around center of hat with matching chin straps. Rec'd—July 6, 2006. Est. Value—$179. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Accessory: Belt buckle with the Calgary 2006 stampede logo. Rec'd—July 6, 2006. Est. Value—$43. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentClothing: Khaki golf pants; silver “NES Golf” logo on back right pocket. Rec'd—July 10, 2006. Est. Value—$79. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Janez Jansa, Prime Minister of the Republic of SloveniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Clothing (size unknown): Light and dark brown polo golf shirt; “Golf NES” stitched on front with window pane design. Rec'd—July 10, 2006. Est. Value—$60. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Clothing: Navy pullover with red and green argyle design. Zipper and “NES” stitched on front. Rec'd—July 10, 2006. Est. Value—$95. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Clothing: Black warm up suit; two piece with NES stitched on the jacket and pants. Rec'd—July 10, 2006. Est. Value—$410. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
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Artwork: 15″ x 7″ bronze Lipizzaner horse sculpted by Mitja Bovcan. Rec'd—July 10, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentPoster: 19″ x 241/2″ replica poster of an antique world map from the Blaeu-Atlas of 1649. Rec'd—July 13, 2006. Est. Value—$30. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Honorable Harald Lastovka, Mayor of Stralsund, Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentDesk accessory: 6″ x 2″ x 3″ L'Epee carriage clock with Roman numeral hour markers on white face, guilded brass case, a “visable escapement” and engraved “Presidence de la Republique Francaise” on back at base. Rec'd—July 15, 2006. Est. Value—$1,961. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jacques Chirac. President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentArtwork: 32″ x 12″ wood statue of carved eagle holding a fish; black carved map of Insel Rugen on base. Rec'd—July 16, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Honorable Andrea Koester, Mayor of Bergen Auf Ruögen, Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentConsumables (75): Two bundles of 25 Puros Indios Churchill 7″ cigars; one bundle of 25 Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur #1 7″ cigars held in a humidor. Rec'd—July 20, 2006. Est. Value—$402. Disposition—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policy.His Excellency Jose Manuel Zelaya Rosales, President of the Republic of HondurasNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Smoking accessory: 141/2″ x 83/4″ x 6″ Spanish cedar humidor, elaborately carved design on sides and top of lid framing two woodburned and carved National seals side by side: Honduras and United State above lettering brushed in goldleaf: “George W. Bush, Presidente de EE. UU.” Inside of lid is carved with goldleafed lettering: “ A Mi Grande y Buen Amigo. Como Simbolo de Nuestra Amistad, Respecto y Valores Compartidos. Manuel Zelaya Rosales, Presidente de Honduras.” Interior dimensions 121/4″ x 71/4″ x 41/4″, felt lined. Rec'd—July 20, 2006. Est. Value—$730. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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PresidentDesk accessory: 16″ sterling silver date palm tree with hand-hammered trunk and finely cut palm leaves with three bunches of gold dates, tree has oval shape base with florentine finish; held in a 19″ x 12″ glass presentation case with black velvet lined base. Rec'd—July 25, 2006. Est. Value—$1,500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nouri al-Maliki, Prime Minister of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold items—coffee set: 12″ sterling silver coffee pot with brown leather wrapped handle, 2″ white, hand-painted J. Seignolles, Limoges “Meridien” porcelain coffee cups with shiny platinum garland and fine hairline on inner edge band (6); held in a 191/2″ x 151/2″ red leather hinged presentation box adorned with the State of Kuwait coat of arms mounted on an 8″ gold-tone plate printed “Aldiwan Alamiri” in English and Arabic, and a gold-tone presentation plate engraved “With compliments, of, H.H. Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, To, The Hon. George W. Bush, President of the United States of America” on the outside lid, with the State of Kuwait coat of arms mounted on an 8″ silver-tone plate printed “Aldiwan Alamiri” in English and Arabic on the inside lid. Rec'd—September 5, 2006. Est. Value—$1,500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaaber Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of KuwaitNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold accessory: 13″ speckled-brown and Korean blue dragon vase, painted with a continuous five clawed dragon with scattered flaming pearl devices, and a straight wide neck with a collared rim, made by Park, Kung Sun; signed on bottom. Rec'd—September 14, 2006. Est. Value—$3,500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Roh Moo-hyun, President of the Republic of KoreaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentCollectable: 41/2″ x 2″ x 7″ handcrafted, silver-enameled (Meenakari) bald eagle perched on a rock; mounted on a 41/2″ oval shape dark wood base. Rec'd—September 14, 2006. Est. Value—$1,200. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Manmohan Singh Prime Minister of the Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentHousehold items: Puiforcat Century Limoges porcelain espresso set consisting of: 2″ porcelain chocolate brown coffee cups with silver-tone trim (2); 5″ off-white saucers with a bold chocolate brown stripe and silver-tone trim (2). Rec'd—September 19, 2006. Est. Value—$240. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Jacques Chirac, President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household item: 14″ x 11″ sterling silver Christofle “Prelude” rectangular tray engraved with an intricate rope design on the front and “Presidence de la Republique Francaise” on the back. Rec'd—September 19, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentDesk accessory: 16″ sterling silver date palm tree with hand-hammered trunk and finely cut palm leaves with three bunches of sterling silver dates, tree has oval shape base with florentine finish; held in a 19″ x 12″ glass presentation case with black velvet lined base. (Damaged upon arrival.) Rec'd—September 19, 2006. Est. Value—$2,000. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of the Transitional Government of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Book, hardcover (printed in Turkish): “Gravurlerle Kurtler: Bi Gravuran Kurd (“Kurds in Engravings or Etchings”), by Mehmet Bayrak; inscribed by donor. Rec'd—September 19, 2006. Est. Value—$70. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Sculpture: 9″ x 5″ metal sculpture of a Middle Eastern man's face, mounted on brown leather, stamped with a shell border; in a wood shadow box with a geometric pattern border. Rec'd—September 19, 2006. Est. Value—$135. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentArtwork: 231/2″ x 171/2″ oil on canvas painting featuring a scene of two people in the woods walking by a cabin, held in a 33″ x 27″ speckled wood frame; signed and dated by artist. Rec'd—September 20, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jose Manuel Zelaya Rosales, President of the Republic of HondurasNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold accessory: 69″ dark wood four paneled hinged screen with intricately carved detail and gold-tone floral inlay. Rec'd—September 21, 2006. Est. Value—$425. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentHousehold item: 118″ x 81″ finely woven wool Afghan rug with 5″ fringe; medallion style design in ivory, rust, navy, and burgundy. Rec'd—September 26, 2006. Est. Value—$4,800. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, Chairman of the Interim Authority of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentMiscellaneous: 7″ x 2″ silver hinged dome-shaped yurta embellished with semi-precious stones and intricate gold medallions, held on a 10″ x 6″ silver carriage led by silver harnessed bulls mounted on a 22″ x 17″ marble base with silver trim and feet; mounted on a 26″ x 15″ brown wood base with a 25″ x 131/2″ brown leather top with two buckled straps. Rec'd—September 29, 2006. Est. Value—$2,500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of KazakhstanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold accessory: 46″ x 30″ taupe, rose, burgundy, slate blue, gold, red, and green silk rug knotted with a nature scene and ornate floral pattern. Rec'd—October 2, 2006. Est. Value—$1,800. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentArtwork: 4′ x 5′ original oil on canvas “Monumental Alliance,” by Charles Billich, featuring a collage of famous American monuments and statues in Washington, D.C., held in a 67″ x 55″ painted gold guilt wood frame with a gold-tone presentation plate engraved “To the President of the United States of America, George W. Bush, Presented by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia, Dr. Ivo Sanader, Painting by Charles Billich, ‘Monumental Alliance,’ Washington, D.C. October 17, 2006”; signed by artist on front and inscribed on back. Rec'd—October 17, 2006. Est. Value—$5,800. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ivo Sanader, Prime Minister of the Republic of CroatiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentBook, hardcover: “10 Years of a Vision,” by donor. Rec'd—October 25, 2006. Est. Value—$50. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Leonel Fernandez, President of the Dominican RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Smoking accessories (24): Davidoff Aniversario No. 3 cigars with “Specially Made for President George W. Bush” printed on the packaging. Rec'd—October 25, 2006. Est. Value—$368. Disposition—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policy.
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Artwork: 30″ x 24″ oil on canvas painting of red and white flowers in a green vase; held in a 41″ x 34″ wooden frame. Rec'd—October 25, 2006. Est. Value—$650. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentMiscellaneous: Creative Zen Vision “W” widescreen 60GB “Entertainment on the Move,” portable media player featuring a 21/4″ x 4″ screen. Rec'd—November 16, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of the Republic of Singapore and Mrs. Ho ChingNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentArtwork: 22″ x 30″ portrait of President Bush made with Rubies and various gemstones; held in an ornate gold leaf frame with gold-tone presentation plate engraved, “H.E. George Walker Bush, President of the United States of America: With the Best Compliments from Tran Chau Ngoc Viet Company.” Rec'd—November 17, 2006. Est. Value—$650. Disposition—Archives ForeignMr. Le Sy Vuong Ha, Chief of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of VietnamNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentArtwork: 14″ x 18″ silk tapestry depicting Hanoi scene matted and held in a 25″ x 30″ gold frame. Rec'd—November 17, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nguyen Minh Triet President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Madame Tran Thi Kim ChiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentArtwork: 15″ x 23″ scene of wheat field with grazing bulls; matted in blue velvet and held in a 23″ x 30″ cherry wood frame. Rec'd—November 19, 2006. Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Archives ForeignMr. Le Hoang Quan, Chairman Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, Socialist Republic of VietnamNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentClothing: Brown, green and gold collared shirt with a leaf pattern; held in a black box. Rec'd—November 20, 2006. Est. Value—$235. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of the Republic of Indonesia and Mrs. Ani Bambang YudhoyonoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Artwork: 25″ x 34″ canvas painting of Indonesian women dressed in elaborate outfits; held in a 5″ gold tone wooden frame. Rec'd—November 20, 2006. Est. Value—$550. Disposition—Archives Foreign
PresidentArtwork: 18″ sculpture made from laminated sheet glass with blue notches carved in the middle. Rec'd—November 28, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of EstoniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentWeapon: 16″ two sided silver dagger with a gold tone case; held in a 22″ wooden box. Rec'd—December 6, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentHousehold item: 141/2″ x 9″ x 261/2″ hand-carved wood Asante ceremonial stool with crescent-shape seat set over a flat base and complex support structure with geometric pattern. Rec'd—December 13, 2006. Est. Value—$2,200. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Boni Yayi, President of the Republic of BeninNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyCraft: 102″ x 94″ white quilt with red and blue trim, an abstract floral design in the center, and on the corners and heart shaped designs on sides made of a red, brown, beige, blue and white in floral pattern; handmade by a women's quilting collective. Rec'd—January 14, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives Foreign.Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of LiberiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household: 61″ x 49″ navy woven wrapping cloth with teal stripes and a pink pattern embroidered with yellow and red accents and pink fringe. Rec'd—January 14, 2006. Est. Value—$200. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyJewelry: Pendant and earring set including a 1/2″ orange freebranch coral cylinders pendant with intricate gold rope and filigree faceted detail and 1/2″ orange freebranch coral cylinder earrings with gold intricate filigree faceted detail. Rec'd—January 17, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of GhanaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Accessories (3): 68″ x 46″ handwoven emerald green, fuchsia, indigo blue, orange and purple traditional Ghana Kente cloths with a stripe and geometric weft motif pattern. Rec'd—January 17, 2006. Est. Value—$57. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Jewelry: 1″ 18kt gold pierced cross earrings. Rec'd—January 17, 2006. Est. Value—$125. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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First LadyArtwork: 141/2″ x 7″ bronze court figure with elaborately decorated headdress, wearing three long bead necklaces and one large link chain necklace with three stones (or pods), a sheath wrapped under arms; face marked on cheeks and forehead with elongated triangular shapes inside of which are rows of “cuts”; mounted on a 51/2″ x 7″ wooden base with a presentation plaque engraved “Presented by, The President, Federal Republic of Nigeria.” Rec'd—January 17, 2006. Est. Value—$3,450. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Olusegun Obasanjo, President of the Federal Republic of NigeriaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyBook, hardcover: “Legends of the Indus,” by Annemarie Schimmet and Ali S. Asami. Rec'd—January 24, 2006. Est. Value—$80. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Rukhasana Aziz, c/o The Prime Minister of The Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Miscellaneous (3): Lengths of assorted matching Hital silk: 105″ x 44″ steel blue silk with gold floral brocade; 101″ x 45″ sheer steel blue silk with gold floral brocade and 1″ trim along lengh and 10″ ornate trim along sides; and 101″ x 43″ solid steel blue silk. Rec'd—January 24, 2006. Est. Value—$224. Disposition—Archives Foreign.
Desk accessory: 7″ x 4″ x 11/2″ silver box adorned with a gold-tone Pakistani coat of arms on top; lined with green felt. Rec'd—January 24, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyAccessory: 44″ x 92″ off-white cashmere shawl with hand embroidered paisley medallion border. Rec'd—January 25, 2006. Est. Value—$620. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Shaukat Aziz, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadySculpture: Pure silver hollow male bust “The Creator;” opens at top of head with wagon wheels inside, mounted on a marble base; signed and dated 96 by Rafael Zamarripa. Rec'd—January 25, 2006. Est. Value—$1,500. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Honorable Silverio Cavazos Ceballos, The Governor of the Mexican State of Colima and Mrs. Silverio Cavazos CeballosNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Book: Hardcover, “Rafael Zamarripa;” hand sewn book set into a hinged wood box, lid carved with abstract image of a face and “Zamarripa 98.” Rec'd—January 25, 2006. Est. Value—$250. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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DVD: “Nogueras Children's Ludic Centre.” Rec'd—January 25, 2006. Est. Value—$15. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Artwork (limited edition 27/50): Yellow and brown etching on paper depicting people dining, a river landscape, a clock tower printed “Armeria” and “Fiestas de la Guadalupana”, dated 04 Rec'd—January 25, 2006. Est. Value—$35. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyAccessory: 36″ x 36″ earth tones silk Hermes scarf “Sous Le Cedre” printed with a center design of a Cedar tree of Lebanon, shepherds and sheep with an intricate border. Rec'd—January 27, 2006. Est. Value—$320. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Saad R. Hariri, Lebanese Member of ParliamentNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyBooks, hardcover (5): “Omaggio all' Italia,” and “Omaggio al Mediterraneo,” by Andrea Pistolesi; “Leonardo: L'Ultima Cena,” by Electa; “Omaggio alle Alpi,” by Marco Bianchi and “The Colosseum,” by Aba Gabucci. Rec'd—February 9, 2006. Est. Value—$463. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
CD: “Meglio Una Canzone,” by Mariano Apicella. Rec'd—February 9, 2006. Est. Value—$15. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Book, softcover: Quarant'anni Oscar Monadori 1995-2005. Rec'd—February 9, 2006. Est. Value—$30. Disposition—Archives Foreign
White porcelain pitcher with gold trim and matching round tray. Rec'd—February 9, 2006. Est. Value—$1,746. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Accessories (2): E. Marinella silk scarves; Rec'd—February 9, 2006. Est. Value—$320. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyJewelry: 1″ 18k white gold snowflake pendant engraved “Comune di Sestriere” with town crest; on a black silk cord. Rec'd—February 10, 2006. Est. Value—$250. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Honorable Andrea Colarelli, Mayor of Pinerolo Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Valenti & Company rosewood ballpoint and fountain pen set, engraved “Comune di Sestriere” Rec'd—February 10, 2006. Est. Value—$355. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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Book, hardcover: “Renato Missaglia: Rencontres a Monte-Carlo 2005,” by Osvaldo Patani Rec'd—February 10, 2006. Est. Value—$50. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Book, hardcover: “2004 New Europe” by Renato Missaglia Rec'd—February 10, 2006. Est. Value—$40. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Book, softcover: “Renato Missaglia, Una Pittura Polidimensionale,” by Luciano Caramel. Rec'd—February 10, 2006. Est. Value—$39. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyPhotographs (2): 12″ x 8″ color photographs of Mrs. Laura Bush, His Excellency Silvio Berlusconi and Miss Barbara Bush on February 9, 2006 at the Villa Madama in Rome; each held in a 13″ x 9″ Bottega Dell'Argento silver frame with leaf detail at each corner. Rec'd—February 28, 2006. Est. Value—$958. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyMiscellaneous (2): Lengths of cloth: 104″ x 42″ lavender silk with silver brocade; and 94″ x 44″ blush colored silk. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$40. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Sehba Musharraf, First Lady of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Accessory: 76″ x 27″ Rush Ke Kashmik tan cashmere pashmina with 4″ trim. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$140. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Jewelry: Three piece set including: Pierced earrings with oval cut sapphire encircled by round cubic zirconium and set in gold with 1/2″ matching ring and 19″ pendant necklace. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyHousehold items (2): Place settings; one set of yellow with embroidered brown design and one set of brown with embroidered ivory and brown design, both with decorative pucca shell fringe. Sets include six 15″ x 18″ cotton placemats, six 15″ x 15″ linen napkins, one 111/2″ x 111/2″ cotton hot pad, and one 19″ x 54″ cotton table runner. Rec'd—March 6, 2006. Est. Value—$325. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Mathieu Kerekou, President Republic of BeninNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First LadyHousehold item: 10″ x 131/2″ hand-painted red and black wooden tray with design of assorted animals surrounded by 1″ floral border. Rec'd—March 14, 2006. Est. Value—$210. Disposition—Archives Foreign.Mrs. Marta Sahagun de Fox, First Lady of the United Mexican StatesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Jewelry: 71/2″ sterling silver link bracelet with clasp. Rec'd—March 14, 2006. Est. Value—$150. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyDesk accessory: 5″ x 71/2″ Steuben crystal paperweight with ripple pattern design and engraved, “UNICEF, Humanitarian Award, Mrs. Laura Bush, March 8, 2006.” Rec'd—March 16, 2006. Est. Value—$850. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al Jaber Al-Sabah, The Ambassador of the State of KuwaitNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Desk accessory: 4″ x 6″ Jan Sevadjian green silk photo album with bow. Rec'd—March 16, 2006. Est. Value—$40. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyBook, hardcover: “The Kite Runner,” by Khaled Hosseini; inscribed by author. Rec'd—March 16, 2006. Est. Value—$25. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Said T. Jawad, Ambassador of Afghanistan and Mrs. Shamim JawadNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Book, hardcover: “Afghanistan Evolving,” by Caroline Hudson Firestone; signed by author. Rec'd—March 16, 2006. Est. Value—$224. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Accessory: 201/2″ x 70″ hand beaded raw silk shawl with gold and black design. Rec'd—March 16, 2006. Est. Value—$60. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyDesk accessory: 113/4″ x 91/2″ sterling silver picture frame with gold harp logo on top Rec'd—March 17, 2006. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Bertie Ahern, T.D., Prime Minister of IrelandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyHousehold item: 6″ x 41/2″ porcelain reproduction OWR Delfts decorative wall plate with the image of a winter windmill scene with a black, blue, yellow and green paisley border stamped with the OWR Delfts logo, “Art 24-103” and “Westraven Anno 1661 Delfts Hanwek” on the reverse. Rec'd—March 20, 2006. Est. Value—$177. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty OrganizationNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Household item: 6″ x 41/2″ porcelain reproduction OWR Delfts decorative wall plate with the image of a summer lake scene with a black, blue, yellow and green paisley border stamped with the OWR Delfts logo, “Art 24-105” and “Westraven Anno 1661 Delfts Handwek” on the reverse. Rec'd—March 20, 2006. Est. Value—$177. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyClothing: Traditional Liberian short sleeve blue polyester shirt dress with shoulder pads, two large front pockets and 7″ slit in back. Rec'd—March 21, 2006. Est. Value—$55. Disposition—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of LiberiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Craft: 85″ x 88″ hand stitched blue quilt with 3″ yellow border and traditional Liberian peace doves in corners. Flanked by Liberian seal with embroidered images of the United States and Liberia centered on quilt and inscribed below with “To: First Lady Laura Bush in Commemoration of Your Visit to Liberia. From: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia.” Rec'd—March 21, 2006. Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyCloths (3): 42″ x 73″ handwoven emerald green, black, purple and gold traditional Ghana Kente cloth with checkered pattern. Rec'd—April 12, 2006. Est. Value—$406. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of GhanaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Jewelry: 18″ Millefiori and Swarovski crystal beaded necklace with 1″ circular gold pendant. Rec'd—April 12, 2006. Est. Value—$70. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyHousehold accessories: 70″ x 70″ white linen table cloth with embroidered white and yellow daisies and six 9″ x 9″ matching napkins. Rec'd—April 18, 2006. Est. Value—$367. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Hoda Siniora, c/o Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of LebanonNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyJewelry: 161/2″ brass, silver, and copper-tone beaded coil necklace with copper clasp. Rec'd—April 20, 2006. Est. Value—$50. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Thaksin Shinawatra, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of ThailandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First LadyHousehold items: 102″ x 69″ drawnwork opaque silk tablecloth with embroidered tan flowers and scalloped edges; accompanied by twelve matching 15″ square cotton napkins. Rec'd—April 20, 2006. Est. Value—$417. Disposition—Archives ForeignMadame Liu Yongqing, Office of the President of the People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyCollectable: 30″ Azerbaijan costumed woman dancing, poised with a tambourine and wearing a silk and lace dress decorated with beading and jewelry set with assorted colors of faux stones; encased in a 21″ x 20″ x 34″ plastic case. Rec'd—April 27, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Mehriban Aliyeva, c/o Office of the President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household item: 8′5″ x 10′4″ Serapi wool rug with tan, peach, yellow and blue pattern. Rec'd—April 27, 2006. Est. Value—$4,000. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyHousehold item: 8″ Meissen blue and white serving plate raised on a 31/2″ base; Meissen marks have been indentified as of contemporary origin. Rec'd—May 3, 2006. Est. Value—$200. Disposition—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyAccessory: 69″ x 35″ white silk scarf with images of pink orchids and green stems and leaves. Rec'd—June 1, 2006. Est. Value—$196. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Goh Chok Tong, c/o Senior Minister of the Office of The Prime Minister of the Republic of SingaporeNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household item: 7″ x 4″ x 3″ silver and pewter embossed box embellished with flower designs. Rec'd—June 1, 2006. Est. Value—$171. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyAccessory: 41″ x 17″ black loop alpaca capelet with cream tie. Rec'd—June 8, 2006. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of ChileNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Book, hardcover (in Spanish): “Donde van las cosas del sueno? (Where Do the Dreamed Things Go?),” by Marty Brito Paut; held in a 13″ wooden book sheath laser cut to display for artwork on book cover. Rec'd—June 8, 2006. Est. Value—$120. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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First LadyHousehold accessory: 51/2″ x 7″ Augarten handpainted white porcelain “Viennese Rose” vase with fuchsia roses and green trim; Augarten marks and numbered 62/2h 5089 144 on bottom. Rec'd—June 20, 2006. Est. Value—$230. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Hubert Gorbach, Vice Chancellor of the Republic of Austria and Mrs. Margot GorbachNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyBook, hardcover: “Herend Porcelain: The history of a Hungarian institution,” by Gabriella Balla. Rec'd—June 22, 2006. Est. Value—$60. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Klara Dobrev, c/o Prime Minister of the Republic of HungaryNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household item: 12-person Herend tea set hand-painted bird, floral, and insect Rothschild Bird pattern on white porcelain with scalloped edges trimmed in gold; set includes twelve 2″ x 31/2″ cups and 51/2″ saucers, one creamer, one 51/2″ x 7″ tea pot and one 23/4″ x 41/2″ sugar bowl; undersides marked in blue with each Herend Handpainted Hungary number. Rec'd—June 22, 2006. Est. Value—$2,465. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Jewelry: 1″ x 11/2″ Wladis silver dove whistle held on a 24″ silver chain. Rec'd—June 22, 2006. Est. Value—$457. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyDesk Accessory: Calligraphy set including paper, three ink sticks held in a wooden box, bottle of ink, mat, wet stone, ceramic ink pot, scroll weight, leather stick holder, 7″ x 12″ lacquer wood box and lid with carved design, an instruction booklet and softcover book. Rec'd—June 29, 2006. Est. Value—$447. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister of JapanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Jewelry: 11/4″ round “Lamie” gold-tone and cloisonne watch pendant, held on a white and gold rope chain with a 1/2″ x 1″ gold-tone and enamel oval charm decorated with flowers attached with a gold clasp. Rec'd—June 29, 2006. Est. Value—$30. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyFlowers: Bouquet of flowers. Rec'd—July 13, 2006. Est. Value—$70. Disposition—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyThe Honorable Harald Lastovka, Mayor of Stralsund, Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Jewelry: Gold-tone German Hiddensee 13/4″ x 2″ cross pendant held on a 18″ gold-tone chain. Rec'd—July 13, 2006. Est. Value—$62. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyHousehold item: 6″ x 131/2″ hand-embroidered silk landscape featuring mountains, trees, deer, turtles, birds, flowers, clouds, and the sun; signed (embroidered) by artist Kim Young Ja; matted and held in a 13″ x 20″ dark brown wooden frame. Rec'd—September 14, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Kwon Yang-suk, First Lady of the Republic of KoreaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyArtwork: 8″ x 8″ x 11″ red clay sculpture, “Musical Trio,” of three children from Ghana playing instruments, by Mohamed Amin. (Damaged upon arrival.) Rec'd—September 18, 2006. Est. Value—$392. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, The President of the Republic of Ghana and Mrs. Theresa KufuorNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyHousehold item: 6″ x 4″ x 41/2″ intricately designed, sterling silver, hinged jewelry box. Rec'd—September 18, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Lyudmila Aleksandrovna Putina, c/o Office of the President of the Russian FederationNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyHousehold items (set of 16): Organza table linens, intricately hand-embroidered and beaded with faux pearls, silver-tone beads and rope, and red metallic coil into a floral, checkered pattern. Set includes one 36″ x 38″ piece, one 16″ x 32″ piece, two 151/2″ x 151/2″ pieces, and twelve 9″ x 10″ pieces. Rec'd—October 2, 2006. Est. Value—$1,030. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Emine Erdogan, Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyBooks, hardcover (5): “Marrakech et la Mamounia,” by Alan Gerard, “Arabesques: Decorative Art in Morocco,” by Jean-Marc Castera, “Moroccan Textile Embroidery,” by Isabelle Denamur, “Made in Morocco: A Journey of Exotic Tastes and Places,” by Julie Le Clerc and John Bougen, “Arts and Crafts of Morocco,” by James Jereb. Rec'd—November 7, 2006. Est. Value—$358. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Majesty Mohammed VI, King of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyBook, hardcover: “Square One: A Potter's Journey,” by Iskandar Jalil. Rec'd—November 16, 2006. Est. Value—$129. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of the Republic of Singapore and Mrs. Ho ChingNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Household item: 3″ x 19″ multi-colored pottery vase. Rec'd—November 16, 2006. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyAccessory: 22″ x 70″ red and black reversible silk scarf embroidered in white with images of a house and a flower. Rec'd—November 17, 2006. Est. Value—$50. Disposition—Archives ForeignMr. Le Sy Vuong Ha, Chief of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of VietnamNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Consumable: Miss Saigon perfume. Rec'd—November 17, 2006. Est. Value—$12. Disposition—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policy
Jewelry: 16″ hemp necklace with a jade and gold-tone Lotus flower pendant. Rec'd—November 17, 2006. Est. Value—$82. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyHousehold item: 21/2″ x 71/2″ brown, oval-shaped lacquer box inlaid with iridescent pearl floral designs. Rec'd—November 17, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nguyen Minh Triet, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Madame Tran Thi Kim ChiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyHousehold items: Gold, blue and white tea set with 4 cups/saucers, 4 dessert plates, a cream and sugar set and a teapot. Rec'd—November 19, 2006. Est. Value—$550. Disposition—Archives ForeignMr. Le Hoang Quan, Chairman, Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, Socialist Republic of VietnamNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyClothing: Silk and polyester Asian-style jacket with black and beige floral patterns; includes matching scarf; in a black lacquer box. Rec'd—November 20, 2006. Est. Value—$405. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Ani Bambang Yudhoyono, Office of the President of the Republic of IndonesiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Accessory: Black silk scarf hand-embroidered with a gold-tone and multi-colored floral pattern Rec'd—November 20, 2006. Est. Value—$425. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Accessories (5): Brown purse, red purse, blue/white scarf, maroon scarf, and light blue scarf. Rec'd—November 20, 2006. Est. Value—$196. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Ds (5): “Literacy Eradication Program in Indonesia,” by Ministry of National Education (2), “Thematic Community Services on Illiteracy,” by University of Gajah Mada Students (2), “Mobil Pintar,” by Solidaritas IKIB. Rec'd—November 20, 2006. Est. Value—$75. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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First LadyJewelry (2): Sterling silver vermeil cuff bracelets decorated with ornate cut-out designs. Rec'd—December 7, 2006. Est. Value—$180. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Mehriban Aliyeva, c/o Office of the President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household item: Gold, red, and green sheri-silk handmade rug. Rec'd—December 7, 2006. Est. Value—$2,400. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Jewelry: Set of silver jewelry with intricate designs and inlaid with turquois stones; includes belt, bracelet, earrings, and ring. Rec'd—December 7, 2006. Est. Value—$850. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Books, hardcover (set of 2): “Heydar Aliyev Foundation,” published by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Rec'd—December 7, 2006. Est. Value—$80. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Accessory: Gold silk oblong scarf. Rec'd—December 7, 2006. Est. Value—$69. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First LadyHousehold item: 5″ x 7″ hand painted enamel over metal Jay Strongwater photograph frame decorated with hand-set Swarovski crystals, faux pearls, and gold-tone trim. Rec'd—December 14, 2006. Est. Value—$995. Disposition—Archives ForeignMrs. Rima Al-Sabah, Embassy of the State of KuwaitNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyConsumables (3): Package of Bosnia mljevena kafa tea, package of sugar cubes and a package of bosanski lokum biscuits. Rec'd—January 30, 2006. Est. Value—$10. Disposition—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyHer Excellency Bisera Turkovic, Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina Embassy of Bosnia and HerzegovinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household item: 19″ x 121/2″ wood decorative tray featuring grapes and vine; finished with a glazed surface and surrounded by a carved floral border with two handles; printed “Rukotvorine Konjig Bosna Herceovina” on reverse. Rec'd—January 30, 2006. Est. Value—$175. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Silver-plated copper hammered Tea Set: Ornate plate with the image of a village and “Sarajevo”, tea cup with ceramic interior, a hammered sugar dish with ceramic interior and a 11/2″ lid with a star and moon finial and a tea pot. Rec'd—January 30, 2006. Est. Value—$150. Disposition—Archives Foreign
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First FamilyHousehold item: 91/2″ x 91/2″ Rosenthal frosted purple glass square plate bearing the image of a Black Iris, Jordan's national flower, etched with the Royal cypher on the top and “The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 2005-2006” on the bottom. Rec'd—December 30, 2005. Processed—January 3, 2006. Est. Value—$96 Disposition—Archives ForeignTheir Majesties King Abdullah, II and Queen Rania al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Miscellaneous (4): Lucite boxes with wooden lids, inlaid mother of pearl in a square box with a lucite lid and wood border with stenciled wood base and a frosted geometric design border. Rec'd—December 30, 2005. Processed—January 3, 2006. Est. Value—$200. Disposition—Archives Foreign
Framed Artwork: Original abstract painting on wood of a street scene by Jordanian artist Hassan Jallal; signed by artist. Rec'd—December 30, 2005. Processed—January 3, 2006. Est. Value—$400 Disposition—Archives Foreign
First FamilyDesk accessory: 9″ x 11″ black leather album holding 91/2″ x 7″ photographs (23) documenting President and Mrs. Bush's official visit to Budapest, Hungary on June 21-22, 2006, with title page inside album cover, embossed with the Hungarian Coat of Arms; held in matching black leather slip case. Rec'd—June 22, 2006. Est. Value—$622. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ferenc Gyurcsany, Prime Minister of the Republic of Hungary His Excellency Laszlo Solyom, President of the Republic of HungaryNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyHousehold items (7): Meissen porcelain handpainted Blue Onion pattern 7″ water pitcher with handle and 3″ cups (6). Rec'd—July 12, 2006. Est. Value—$686. Disposition—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyHousehold accessory: 10″ handblown GLAS hagen HUTTE turmalin glass vase with black specks and clear edge; laser etched with artist's name on bottom “KAUFM 99.” Rec'd—July 12, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Honorable Harald Ringstorff, Minister-President of Mecklenburg-West PomeraniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First FamilyArtwork: 25″ x 43″ oil on canvas painting entitled (in German), “View of the Hanseatic City Stralsund,” featuring a landscape view of Stralsund, Germany as seen from the water, by Frank Muller; held in 31″ x 48″ gold-tone baroque frame. Rec'd—July 13, 2006. Est. Value—$1,500. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Honorable Harald Lastovka, Mayor of Stralsund, Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyHousehold item: 13″ off-white round “rose of Sharon Buncheong” pottery dish, featuring intricately hand-painted pale pink mugunghwas (the Korean national flower), engraved in gold “The President of the Republic of Korea and Mrs. Roh Moo-hyun” with a male and female phoenix facing each other with a rose of Sharon between on the front and “The President of the Republic of Korea and Mrs. Roh Moo-hyun” on the back; signed by artist. Rec'd—September 14, 2006. Est. Value—$240. Disposition—Archives Foreign.His Excellency Roh Moo-hyun, President of the Republic of Korea and Mrs. Kwon Yang-sukNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household item: “The Celadon” tea set. Rec'd—September 14, 2006. Est. Value—$128. Disposition—Archives Foreign
First FamilyHousehold items (12): Five 2″ x 21/4″ silver coffee cups and three 2″ x 4″ wooden bowls, with both the cups and bowls featuring gold-tone Arabic Calligraphy symbols of Happiness, Love, Health, Well-Being and Blessings; three 31/4″ x 31/2″ metal coffee jars covered in fabric and with accompanying wooden lids and 91/2″ x 91/2″ Rosenthal frosted green glass square plate laser-etched with the Royal cypher on top and “The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 2006-2007,” on bottom, with both the jars and frosted plate bearing the image of an olive branch. Rec'd—December 19, 2006. Est. Value—$499. Disposition—Archives ForeignTheir Majesties King Abdullah, II and Queen Rania al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsMiscellaneous: 5″ x 13/4″ sterling silver box with green velvet lining and a 3/4″ x 1/2″ plaque of Pakistan flag on top. Rec'd—January 24, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Shaukat Aziz, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsHousehold item: 4′3″ x 6′6″ finely woven Turkoman cotton contemporary carpet featuring geometric designs in burgundy, rust and black on an ivory field. Rec'd—March 1, 2006. Est. Value—$800. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, Chairman of the Interim Authority of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Andrew H. Card, Jr., Assistant to the President and Chief of StaffHousehold item: 33/4″ x 41/2″ engraved sterling silver vase. Rec'd—March 2, 2006. Est. Value—$550. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, President of the Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsArtwork (2): 41/2″ x 51/2″ solid silver photo frame, engraved with a floral design on borders. Rec'd—March 2, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, President of the Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Scott McClellan, Assistant to the President and Press SecretaryHousehold item: 731/2″ x 49″ persian design Pakistan woven rug with center medallion and ivory field; overall design incorporates shades of blue, green, rust, brown, red and gold. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$875. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Brett Kavanaugh, Assistant to the President and Staff SecretaryHousehold item: 76″ x 49″ persian design Pakistan woven rug with ivory background and center medallion on navy background; overall design incorporates shades of navy, peach, burgundy, light brown, and green. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$875. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Anita B. McBride, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First LadyHousehold item: 62″ x 36″ persian design Pakistan woven rug with rust red background and center round medallion on rust red background; overall design incorporates shades of navy, light blue, green, pink, light brown, yellow and ivory. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$600. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Rear Admiral Mark I. Fox, Deputy Assistant to the President and Director, White House Military OfficeHousehold item: 62″ x 38″ persian design Pakistan woven rug with light brown background and center square medallion surrounded by block figures; overall design incorporates shades of navy, light blue, pink, green, white and brown. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$600. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Meyers, Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of AdvanceHousehold item: 73″ x 50″ persian design Pakistan woven rug with red rust background and center diamond medallion; overall design incorporates shades of navy, ivory, light brown, pink, light blue, and peach. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Joseph W. Hagin, Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of StaffHousehold item: 74″ x 48″ persian design Pakistan woven rug with dark blue background and center round medallion; overall design incorporates shades of ivory, light brown, dark blue, rust red and light blue. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Elisabeth Millard, Special Assistant to the President and Senior DirectorHousehold item: 63″ x 38″ persian design Pakistan woven rug with ivory background and center medallion; overall design incorporates shades of pink, dusty mauve, light blue, green, brown, navy and peach. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Daniel J. Bartlett, Counselor to the PresidentHousehold item: 76″ x 49″ Persian design Pakistan woven rug with ivory background and center medallion on navy background; overall design incorporates shades of navy, peach, burgundy, light brown, and green. Rec'd—March 4, 2006.Est. Value—$875.Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsMedallion: Brass ceremonial medal with gold plate inscribed with “Presented by Field Marshal, HUSSEIN TANTAWI, CINC of the Armed Forces, Minister of Defense and Military Production, Egypt.” Rec'd—March 14, 2006. Est. Value—$50. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Field Marshall Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Minister of Defense and Military Production of the Arab Republic of EgyptNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Household item: 173/4″ finely etched two piece (hurricane style) pure silver lamp. Rec'd—March 14, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government Property
Andrew H. Card, Jr., Assistant to the President and Chief of StaffHousehold item: 49″ x 761/2″ persian design Pakistan rug with center medallion on a beige field; overall design incorporates shades of green, yellow, blue, burgundy and black. Rec'd—March 15, 2006. Est. Value—$745. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Andrew H. Card, Jr., Assistant to the President and Chief of StaffAccessories (6): Variety of E. Marinella silk twill ties with geometric patterns in various colors; red with light blue and white flowers, navy with white accents, red with green and blue accents, royal blue with red and blue accents, navy blue with yellow accents, and navy with light blue accents. Rec'd—March 24, 2006. Est. Value—$990. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsHousehold item: 76″ x 49″ persian design Pakistan woven rug with ivory background and center oval medallion on rust red background; overall design incorporates shades of turquoise, pale yellow, peach, light brown, black and white. Rec'd—March 27, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsDesk accessories (2): William and Son sterling silver roller ball and fountain pen set. Rec'd—April 3, 2006. Est. Value—$1,250. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Highness Sheikh Salman Bin Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain and Head of the Bahrain Defence ForceNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsDesk accessory: Silver tray engraved with Frank-Walter Steinmeier and German emblem. Rec'd—April 3, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsCollectable: Wooden miniature ornate ship steering wheel with collection certificate. Rec'd—April 24, 2006. Est. Value—$1,250. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Hu Jintao, President of the People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsHousehold item: 66″ x 44″ fine Afghan rug with center geometric design on a gold field; overall design incorporates shades of pink, rose, burgundy, green, blue, taupe, brown and black. Rec'd—April 26, 2006. Est. Value—$1,200. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Abdullah Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Michele L. Malvesti, Senior Director for Combating Terrorism StrategyJewelry: Faconnable lady's watch with brilliant accents and two alternate wristbands; held in a leather jewelry box. Rec'd—June 20, 2006. Est. Value—$1,950. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Royal Highness Abdallah Bin Abd Al-Aziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, First Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard, Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsDesk accessory: Blue Omas triangular fountain pen with brass accents. Rec'd—June 20, 2006. Est. Value—$495. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyThe Honorable Massimo D' Alema, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsHousehold item: 66″ x 44″ fine Afghan rug with repeating geometric designs on a gold field; overall design incorporates shades of navy, red, green, peach and white. Rec'd—July 13, 2006. Est. Value—$1,200. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Rangin Dadfar Spanta, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Joseph W. Hagin, Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of StaffArtwork: 10″ x 9″ x 3″ statue consisting of a pink granite base adorned with gold trim, a gold palm tree in the center and flanked on either side by two crystal horse heads. Rec'd—September 5, 2006. Est. Value—$1,500. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Royal Highness Abdallah Bin Abd Al-Aziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, First Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard, Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsArtwork: 8″ x 12″ replica of traditional Phinisi ship delicately constructed with silver wire twisted in intricate patterns on the sails and body of boat. Rec'd—September 26, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Vice President of the Republic of IndonesiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Michael S. Doran, Senior Director for Near East and North African AffairsAccessory: Tiffany men's watch with self-winding, mechanical movement, eighteen karat gold face, farmed black alligator strap, chronometer, hour, minute and second hands and date window; presented in a black leather box. Rec'd—October 10, 2006. Est. Value—$4,050. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Royal Highness Abdallah Bin Abd Al-Aziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, First Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsHousehold item: 36″ x 62″ finely woven Afghan rug featuring floral pattern in black, muted gold and sage green. Rec'd—October 11, 2006. Est. Value—$800. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, Chairman of the Interim Authority of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsHousehold item: 11″ x 4″ lapis vase with inlaid semi-precious stones. Rec'd—November 1, 2006. Est. Value—$850. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Zalmai Rassoul, National Security Advisor of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsHousehold item: 4′ x 6′ wool Afghan rug with diamond pattern in burnt orange, navy blue, marigold, cream and green. Rec'd—November 14, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Abdul Rahim Wardak, Minister of Defense of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsHousehold item: 78″ x 60″ finely wovan wool Afghani rug with 3″ fringe; geometric style design in burgundy, navy, and salmon with mint green accents. Rec'd—November 28, 2006. Est. Value—$1,100. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services Administration, Government PropertyHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, Chairman of the Interim Authority of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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AGENCY: Office of the Vice President

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Vice PresidentFur-lined cashmere Arabic coat, Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Gold vermeil sculpture depicting an oasis. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$2000. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Arabian truffles and assorted cookies and candies. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$2436. Disposition—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policy. Silver serving pieces for above food gifts. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$909. Disposition—Archives Foreign, Three Herfy leather-bound appointment books and desk calendars. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$222. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Silver diorama of a desert scene. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$3500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Majesty Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz, Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. CheneyMellerio & Mellor ladies' watch. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$2500. Disposition—Archives. 18 karat white gold and diamond ring and earrings set. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$1850. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Majesty Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz, Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentSilver box decorated with Pakistani flag. Rec'd—January 24, 2006. Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Majestym Shaukat Aziz, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentSilver knife and sheath. Rec'd—February 7, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Majesty King Abdullah II bin al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentSix E. Marinella neckties. Rec'd—March 1, 2006. Est. Value—$810. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentSterling silver coffee and tea serving set. Rec'd—March 7, 2006. Est. Value—$3000. Disposition—Archives ForeignField Marshal Hussein Tantawi, Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces & Minister of Defense and Military ProductionNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Cheney18 karat gold bracelet with engraved hieroglyphic designs. Rec'd—March 7, 2006. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Archives ForeignField Marshal Hussein Tantawi, Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces & Minister of Defense and Military ProductionNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President and Mrs. CheneyFloral porcelain plate. Rec'd—April 20, 2006. Est. Value—$75. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Two books of postage stamps. Rec'd—April 20, 2006. Est. Value—$40. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Fabric and paper scroll painting. Rec'd—April 20, 2006. Est. Value—$200. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Hu Jintao, President of the Peoples Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Vice PresidentWool carpet in the Kuba design. Rec'd—April 28, 2006. Est. Value—$6900. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentBreguet men's watch. Rec'd—May 5, 2006. Est. Value—$25300. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nursultan Nazarbayev President of the Republic of KazakhstanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President and Mrs. CheneySterling silver, gold vermeil, and stone incense burner. Rec'd—May 5, 2006. Est. Value—$2000. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of KazakhstanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. CheneyBrass mirror decorated with cubic zirconia. Rec'd—May 5, 2006. Est. Value—$50. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Two small stone and metal boxes with cubic zirconia insets. Rec'd—May 5, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of KazakhstanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentCustom-made western saddle. Rec'd—May 27, 2006. Est. Value—$6500. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Italian crib linens by Martini. Rec'd—May 27, 2006. Est. Value—$1891. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Jordanian gold baby coin. Rec'd—May 27, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Transferred to General Services Administration. Gucci baby carrier and teddy bear. Rec'd—May 27, 2006. Est. Value—$920. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Tiffany baby rattle. Rec'd—May 27, 2006. Est. Value—$223. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Small Links silver box. Rec'd—May 27, 2006. Est. Value—$140. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Two Links silver-plated baby frames. Rec'd—May 27, 2006. Est. Value—$110. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Majesty King Abdullah II bin al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentTen silver medals commemorating Lithuanian towns. Rec'd—May 31, 2006. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of LithuaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. CheneySterling silver box decorated with carved amber stone. Rec'd—May 31, 2006. Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of LithuaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentSilver filigree dish. Rec'd—June 2, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Sali Berisha, Prime Minister of AlbaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentMallard drake bronze sculpture. Rec'd—June 29, 2006. Est. Value—$310. Disposition—Archives ForeignThe Honourable Noel A. Kinsella, Ph.D., S.T.D., Speaker of the Canadian SenateNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Vice PresidentFramed copper painting of St. George. Rec'd—July 10, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Mikheil Saakashvili, President of GeorgiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentSilver palm tree sculpture in glass case. Rec'd—September 6, 2006. Est. Value—$1500. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Tariq al-Hashemi, Vice President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentSilver and amber letter box. Rec'd—September 20, 2006. Est. Value—$375. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Prime Minister of the Republic of PolandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentSterling silver box with decorative engraving. Rec'd—September 28, 2006. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of KazakhstanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentSilver phinisi (sailboat) sculpture. Rec'd—October 4, 2006. Est. Value—$550. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Vice President of the Republic of IndonesiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentRed wool, cotton and silk rug of Afghan origin. Rec'd—October 19, 2006. Est. Value—$950. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentGold vermeil ibex sculpture on marble base. Rec'd—October 31, 2006. Est. Value—$1000. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Royal Highness Prince Khalid bin Sultan, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentLight brown cotton and wool rug of Afghan origin. Rec'd—November 16, 2006. Est. Value—$575. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Brass and lapis lazuli vase. Rec'd—November 16, 2006. Est. Value—$275. Disposition—Archives ForeignGeneral Abdul Rahim Wardak, Minister of Defense Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentGold vermeil sword with diamond-studded hilt. Rec'd—November 27, 2006. Est. Value—$5000. Disposition—Archives Foreign. 18 karat white gold ruby and diamond jewelry set (Vice President accepted on behalf of his daughter, Elizabeth Cheney). Rec'd—November 27, 2006. Est. Value—$55000. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Majesty Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz, Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Cheney18 karat white gold sapphire and diamond jewelry set. Rec'd—November 27, 2006. Est. Value—$45000. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Majesty Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz, Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentSet of three Aurora fountain pens with 18 karat gold nibs. Rec'd—December 22, 2006. Est. Value—$1485. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Francesco Rutelli, Deputy Prime Minister of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Vice President and Mrs. CheneyOriginal abstract painting by Jordanian artist Hassan Jallal. Rec'd—January 4, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Four small acrylic boxes with wood and mother-of-pearl inlaid lids. Rec'd—January 4, 2006. Est. Value—$200. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Handpainted floral glass plate. Rec'd—January 4, 2006. Est. Value—$75. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Majesty King Abdullah II bin al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President and Mrs. CheneyLarge blue blown glass vase. Rec'd—May 4, 2006. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Hardcover coffee table book: Ukrainian Antiquities. Rec'd—May 4, 2006. Est. Value—$65. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Viktor Yushchenko, President of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President and Mrs. CheneyLarge contemporary painting by Croatian artist, Munir Vejzovic. Rec'd—May 7, 2006. Est. Value—$3500. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Hardcover coffee table book, Munir Vejzovic. Rec'd—May 7, 2006. Est. Value—$65. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ivo Sanader, Prime Minister of the Republic of CroatiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President and Mrs. CheneyGreen leather album with photographs. Rec'd—May 17, 2006. Est. Value—$180. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Two bottles of Fawah perfume. Rec'd—May 17, 2006. Est. Value—$108. Disposition—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policy. Silver cufflinks and necklace with the Saudi crest. Rec'd—May 17, 2006. Est. Value—$125. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President and Mrs. CheneyWhite cotton tablecloth with cutwork embroidery. Rec'd—October 5, 2006. Est. Value—$30. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Black shantung silk fabric with machine embroidery, jet beads, and sequins. Rec'd—October 5, 2006. Est. Value—$200. Disposition—Archives Foreign. Ruby bracelet on sterling silver backing. Rec'd—October 5, 2006. Est. Value—$200. Disposition—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Begum Sehba Musharraf, First Lady of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President and Mrs. CheneyCoffee set including cups, bowls, canisters, and glass tray. Rec'd—December 29, 2006. Est. Value—$375. Disposition—Archives ForeignHis Majesty King Abdullah II bin al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President's Staff David Addington, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the Vice PresidentHermes white and yellow gold watch. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$3625. Disposition—General Services AdministrationHis Majesty Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz, Al Saud Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Vice President's Staff Charles Durkin, Personal Aide to the Vice PresidentHermes white gold watch. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$1360. Disposition—General Services AdministrationHis Majesty Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz, Al Saud Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President's Staff John Hannah, Assistant to the Vice President for National Security AffairsHermes white and yellow gold watch. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$3625. Disposition—General Services AdministrationHis Majesty Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz, Al Saud Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President's Staff Lea Anne McBride, Assistant to the Vice President for CommunicationsHermes white and yellow gold watch. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$3625. Disposition—General Services AdministrationHis Majesty Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz, Al Saud Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President's Staff Troy McNichols, Assistant to the Vice President and Director of AdvanceHermes white and yellow gold watch. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$3625. Disposition—General Services AdministrationHis Majesty Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz, Al Saud Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President's Staff Derrick Morgan, Assistant to the Vice President for Special Projects and Staff SecretaryEterna watch with stainless steel band. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$2170. Disposition—General Services AdministrationHis Majesty Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz, Al Saud Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President's Staff Samantha Ravich, Deputy Assistant to the Vice President for National Security AffairsShearling-lined Arabic wool coat. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$600. Disposition—General Services Administration. Black leather artist's portfolio. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$121. Disposition—General Services Administration. Chanel watch with diamonds. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$3900. Disposition—General Services AdministrationHis Majesty Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz, Al Saud Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President's Staff Samantha Ravich, Deputy Assistant to the Vice President for National Security AffairsRed wool and cotton rug of Afghan origin. Rec'd—November 16, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—General Services AdministrationGeneral Abdul Rahim Wardak Minister of Defense Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of State

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateLarge Painting of Junkanoo Band and dancers, Painted by the U.S. Ambassador's Body Guard, Clifford Pernander. Rec'd—March 23, 2006. Est. Value—$550. Location—Official Use for the Department of State MuseumThe Right Honorable Perry G. Christie, M.P., Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The BahamasNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateWhite Gold and Diamond Necklace, Earrings, Bracelet, and Ring. Rec'd—February 6, 2006. Est. Value—$20,000. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationAbdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateBlack Silk Handbag by Hager Design and Silk Shawl by Hager Design. Rec'd—July 27, 2006. Est. Value—$330. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Mr. Peter John Michelson, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of CambodiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateDecorative Orb on stand (Crystal Ball) hand painted with a picture of The Secretary of State inside. Rec'd—July 18, 2006. Est. Value—$800. Location—Official Use for the Department of State MuseumChinese General Guo, Ranking Vice Chairman—Central Military Commission, ChinaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateBook: Moscow; Photographs by Nikolan Rakhmanov and framed print: Spasskaya Tower, 19th century. Received—June 29, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Location—Official Use in Secretary Rice's OfficeHis Excellency Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian FederationNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateTable Runner of Idrija Bobbin Lace. Rec'd—July 11, 2006. Est. Value—$380. Location—Official Use for the Department of State MuseumHis Excellency Janez Jansa, Prime Minister of the Republic of SloveniaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateSilver Bowl. Rec'd—March 6, 2006. Est. Value—$420. Location—Official Use in the Office of the Chief of ProtocolField Marshall Hussein Tantawi. Commander in the Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces and Minister of Defense of EgyptNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateMedium sized rust colored rug with tan fringe. Rec'd—April 5, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Location—Official Use in the Office of the Chief of ProtocolHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateTwo Silk Scarves. Rec'd—February 23, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Location—Official Use in the Department of State MuseumHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateGold Pin and Hermes Scarf. Rec'd—March 23, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Location—Official Use in the Department of State MuseumHer Excellency Dora Bakoyannis, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic RepublicNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateHermes Scarf; oversized. Rec'd—January 26, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Saad Hariri, Member of Parliament, Republic of LebanonNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StatePersonalized Silver Box. Rec'd—February 22, 2006. Est. Value—$420. Location—Official Use in the Department of State MuseumGeneral Omar Soliman, Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence ServiceNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StatePerfume and Incense in Wood Box. Rec'd—February 22, 2006. Est. Value—$550. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Royal Highness Prince Saud Al Faisal, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateGold Replica of the Maqta Bridge Fort. Rec'd—February 23, 2006. Est. Value—$650. Location—Official Use in the Department of State MuseumHis Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateGold Plated silver Pendant; accompanied by official certificate. Rec'd—April 25, 2006. Est. Value—$390. Location—Official Use in the Department of State MuseumHis Excellency Kostas Karamanlis, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic (Greece)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateBook: Ludwig Van Beethoven, with rare Offenbach reprints of Beethoven's piano sonatas. Rec'd—April 4, 2006. Est. Value—$430. Location—Official Use in Secretary Rice's OfficeHis Excellency Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateOne bottle of perfume, one bottle of incense, and book: The Land of Incense. Rec'd—May 12, 2006. Est. Value—$495. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of OmanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateLarge tan/neutral rug. Rec'd—March 4, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Location—Official Use in Office of the Chief of ProtocolHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateBook: Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon. Rec'd—January 5, 2006. Est. Value—$340. Location—Official Use in Office of the Chief of ProtocolThe Honorable Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Ports and Aviation of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri LankaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateLarge framed portrait of Secretary Rice, and a light blue quilt with inscription. Rec'd—March 21, 2006. Est. Value—$1,400. Location—Official Use in the Department of State MuseumHer Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of LiberiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateLarge red leather jewelry type box full of dates, 8 bottles of olive oil, and six bottles of wine. Rec'd—December 21, 2006. Est. Value—$381. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Line El Abidine Ben Ali, President of the Republic of TunisiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateBaccarat Crystal Vase. Rec'd—May 10, 2006. Est. Value—$780. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Philippe Douste-Blazy, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateWooden Box with red velvet lining, 7 hand painted framed china discs with enamel paintings of Russian Churches. Rec'd—October 31, 2006. Est. Value—$525. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Sergey Ivanov Minister of Defense for the Russian FederationNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateMulti-colored orange and green print chiffon silk scarf with turquoise embroidery by Sanseverino Napoli, and black pebble leather draw string tote with white stitching and handles. Rec'd—October 23, 2006. Est. Value—$675. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Clemente Mastella, Minister of Justice of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateTwo crystal vases, and two crystal candle stick holders. Rec'd—September 12, 2006. Est. Value—$370. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationThe Honorable Peter MacKay, P.C., M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs of CanadaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateTwo silk scarves, silk with metallic threads, one carry silk bag, one zippered clutch, one piece of green silk, and one brooch. Rec'd—November 20, 2006. Est. Value—$320. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationMrs. Ani Bambang Yudhoyono, Spouse of the President of IndonesiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State18k White gold and diamond earrings, necklace, ring and bracelet. Rec'd—October 2, 2006. Est. Value—$12,000. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationCustodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StatePottery Vase. Rec'd—November 16, 2006. Est. Value—$385. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Pham Gia Khiem, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of VietnamNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateAfghan Rug. Rec'd—October 16, 2006. Est. Value—$800. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateYellow plaque—water lilies and leaves, with presentation name. Rec'd—November 19, 2006. Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationMr. Le Hoang Quan, Chairman, Ho Chi Minh City People's CommitteeNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateTwo beaded lamp shades, two beaded/embroidered photo frames, two beaded/embroidered pillow cases, sterling jewelry set with earrings, ring, necklace—semi-precious stones, raw silk. Received—October 11, 2006. Est. Value—$550. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationMrs. Begum Sehba Musharraf, Wife of the President of PakistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of StateRug: earth tones in burgundy bag. Rec'd—August 15, 2006. Est. Value—$1,100. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Technical Sergeant Heaton, Project and Contracting Office, Management Office Baghdad21K Gold bracelets with gems, 21 inch, 21 inch, 21K gold necklace, Mans gold ring, and 5 gold coins. Rec'd—August 2004. Reported—December 26, 2006. Est. Value—$2,675. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationEmployees of Rabban Al-Safina, Baghdad, IraqNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Philip D. Zelikow, Counselor of the Department of State3 x 5 ft Persian Rug/Wall hanging. Main colors: blue, pink, and yellow. Rec'd—October 10, 2006. Est. Value—$1,500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Ambassador James Jeffries, Deputy Chief of Mission, Baghdad, Iraq22K gold and gems (pearls and precious gems) jewelry suite that includes necklace, bracelet, earrings and ring. Rec'd—December 26, 2006. Est. Value—$1,800. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationGovernment Official of Baghdad, Iraq; UnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Elizabeth Cheney, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Near Eastern AffairsSet of tear drop topaz gemstone earrings by H. Stern. Rec'd—February 27, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationAmal Mudallali, Advisor, Government of LebanonNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Elizabeth Cheney, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Near Eastern AffairsTwo Hermes silk scarves; ($450 each). Rec'd—January 24, 2006. Est. Value—$900. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationSaad Hariri, Member of Parliament of the Republic of LebanonNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Robert B. Zoellick, Deputy Secretary of StateAgate horse with monkey on its back. Rec'd—January 2005. Reported—May 26, 2006. Est. Value—$550. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationXi Jinping, Secretary of the CPC (Communist Party of China) Zhejiang Provincial CommitteeNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Elizabeth Dibble, Deputy Assistant SecretaryLadies Cartier silver and gold watch. Rec'd—March 7, 2006. Est. Value—$2,100. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationSaad Hariri, Member of the Lebanese ParliamentNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Ryan C. Crocker, Ambassador to Iraq, on behalf of U.S. Embassy Baghdad Official (Unknown)Set of six 21K gold bracelets with rope design. Rec'd—2005 or Before. Reported—May 26, 2006. Est. Value—$1,578. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationGovernment Official of Baghdad, Iraq; UnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Ryan C. Crocker, Ambassador to Iraq, on behalf of U.S. Embassy Baghdad Official (Unknown)Jewelry Set: 21K gold and cubic zirconium, necklace, bracelet, earrings, and ring in wooden box—ribbon design. Rec'd—2005 or Before. Reported—May 26, 2006. Est. Value—$1,020. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationGovernment Official of Baghdad, Iraq; UnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Ryan C. Crocker, Ambassador to Iraq, on behalf of U.S. Embassy Baghdad Official (Unknown)Candino Swiss Watch—sapphire, gold band and gold face, in blue jewelry box. Rec'd—2005 or Before. Reported—May 26, 2006. Est. Value—$1,850. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationGovernment Official of Baghdad, Iraq; UnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Christopher J. Amyes, Resident Agent-in-charge, Phoenix Resident OfficeTwo Men's Watches: 1—Men's Pippo moon watch encrusted with diamonds ($3,700) and 2—Men's Rolex Explorer—stainless steel ($3,300). Rec'd—September 21, 2006. Est. Value—$7,000. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationSheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al-Thani, Heir Apparent, Royal family of QatarNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Gamal Halal, Interpreter, United States Consult JeddahTiffany & Co. sterling silver watch. Rec'd—October 2, 2006. Est. Value—$1,400. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationAbdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Kathleen T. Kerr, Political Officer, GSO (General Services Officer)Gio Monaco Watch. Rec'd—March 10, 2006. Est. Value—$22,000. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationAbdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Sean McCormack, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and SpokesmanTiffany & Co. sterling silver watch. Rec'd—October 2, 2006. Est. Value—$1,400. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationAbdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
David Welch, Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern AffairsTiffany & Co. Watch, 18k gold with black alligator band. Rec'd—October 2, 2006. Est. Value—$3,200. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationAbdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Michael Gfoeller, Deputy Chief of Mission, Saudi ArabiaBedat & Co. No. 8 Watch inside silver box with inscription. Rec'd—December 19, 2005. Reported—January 1, 2007. Est. Value—$525. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationAbdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Elinor LeBaron, Wife of the Ambassador to MauritaniaNecklace and Earring Set. Rec'd—August 10, 2006. Est. Value—$335. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationMadame Marieme Fall Mint Koyeimel, Director General of Sapad, MauritaniaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Chase Untermeyer, US Ambassador to QatarEpos Automatic Watch. Rec'd—May 14, 2005. Reported—May 31, 2007. Est. Value—$989. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationMajor General Hamad Al-Attiyah, Chief of Staff, Qatari Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Chase Untermeyer, US Ambassador to QatarPaco Rabanne Gift Set including Watch, Wallet, Cufflinks, and a pen. Rec'd—2005. Reported—May 31, 2007. Est. Value—$385. Location—Official Use; On Permanent Display in the U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt Office BuildingMajor General Hamad Al-Attiyah, Chief of Staff, Qatari Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Diana Untermeyer, Spouse of Ambassador Chase UntermeyerHermes leather horse saddle. Rec'd—October 21, 2005. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$4,300. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Amir of the State of QatarNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Elly Untermeyer, Daughter of Ambassador Chase UntermeyerHermes leather horse saddle. Rec'd—October 21, 2005. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$4,300. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Amir of the State of QatarNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Eric James Donelan, Special Agent, DS/FLD/NYFO/PLClerc Stainless Steel Silver Scuba Watch with Blue Face, Fluorescent dials, and sapphire crystal glass. Rec'd—September 21, 2006. Est. Value—$1,200. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Nassir Abdulaziz, Ambassador to the United Nations of the Country of QatarNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
James C. Oberwetter, US Ambassador to Saudi ArabiaGio Monoco Watch. Rec'd—June 27, 2006. Est. Value—$1,200. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationAbdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
James C. Oberwetter, US Ambassador to Saudi ArabiaTiffany & Co. Men's Sterling Silver Watch. Rec'd—October 3, 2006. Est. Value—$3,800. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationAbdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
James Oberwetter, U.S. Ambassador to Saudi ArabiaVittorio Vercelli watch, wallet and key chain set. Rec'd—2004. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationGovernment Official, Saudi Arabia, UnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
James Oberwetter, U.S. Ambassador to Saudi ArabiaS.J. Dupon pen and lighter set. Rec'd—February 12, 2004. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Royal Highness Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Anita Oberwetter, Wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Saudi ArabiaPerfume Set in White case with red velvet lining ($92); 18K Gold Earrings ($76); 21K gold jewelry set; ring, necklace, earrings ($232). Rec'd—November, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationThe half sister of Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Ambassador Donald Burnham Ensenat, U.S. Chief of ProtocolBank of Kuwait Gold Coin. Rec'd—September 12, 2003. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$1,020. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Highness Shaykh Saad al-Abdullah al-Salim Al Sabah, Prime Minister of the State of KuwaitNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Ambassador Donald Burnham Ensenat; U.S. Chief of ProtocolBrown Leather basket weave Western Saddle with separate Western small brass plaque, leather bridle, and orange and blue plaid horse blanket. Rec'd—April 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Disposition—Returned to Donor; Embassy of the Islamic Republic of PakistanHis Excellency Shaukat Aziz; Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Ambassador Donald Ensenat, Chief of ProtocolSet of 6 gold coins from the Central Bank of Kuwait. Rec'd—July 7, 2005. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Saba, Prime Minister of the State of KuwaitNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Elaine Neumann, Wife of the U.S. Ambassador to BahrainJewelry Set: yellow and white gold necklace, earrings and ring. Rec'd—June 2004. Reported—February 2007. Est. Value—$1,960. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationSheika Sabika Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of the King of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Jo Ellen Powell, Consul General, GermanyFramed Print by local German Artist Gerd Kehrer. Rec'd—October 19, 2006. Est. Value—$1,035. Location—Retained for Official Use at U.S. Consulate General Residence in Frankfurt, GermanyWerner Sigmund, Chief Executive Officer, International Bund; GermanyNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Abigail Friedman, Consul General Quebec CityInuit Carving. Rec'd—December 20, 2006. Est. Value—$800. Location—Retained for Official Use at U.S. Consulate General Residence in Quebec City, CanadaKaren Fingas, Director, Community and Economic Development, Government of NunavutNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
James Pardew, U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria, on behalf of the Embassy, Sofia, BulgariaIcon: Glass and Ceramic Mosaic by Starvi Kalinov. Rec'd—December 14, 2004. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$450. Location—Official Use; Office of the Chief of ProtocolHis Excellency Nikolay Svinarov, Minister of Defense of the Republic of BulgariaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Ordway, U.S. Ambassador to KazakhstanCrystal Bottle of Baiterek Cognac-Bottle in replica of Astana Tower—all inside wooden case. Rec'd—July 27, 2006. Est. Value—$450. Location—Official Use; On display in atrium at Embassy in KazakhstanHis Excellency Akhetzhan Yesimov, Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of KazakhstanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Ordway, U.S. Ambassador to KazakhstanChinese Coins—Collector Antique coins. Rec'd—February 21, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Zhang Ziyun, Chinese Ambassador to KazakhstanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Todd Burkes, Assistant to RSD (Refugee Status Determination), SofiaWatch, men's Candino, gold Swiss-made-Taurus sapphire model. Rec'd—May 2, 2006. Est. Value—$323. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationRSD Staff (Refugee Status Determination), Republic of BulgariaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Richard A. Boucher, Consul General, on behalf of the American Consulate in Hong Kong; UnknownGold and diamond tie pin. Rec'd—Prior July 2002. Reported—April 2006. Est. Value—$325. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationGovernment Official, Hong Kong, the People's Republic of China; UnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Richard A. Boucher, Consul General, on behalf of the American Consulate in Hong Kong; UnknownBlue Hermes Scarf. Rec'd—Prior July 2002. Reported—April 2006. Est. Value—$320. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationGovernment Official, Hong Kong, the People's Republic of China; UnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Richard A. Boucher, Consul General of the American Consulate in Hong KongBaccarat Crystal Piece for 1997 turnover of Hong Kong to China. Rec'd—Prior July 2002. Reported—April 2006. Est. Value—$900. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationGovernment Official, Hong Kong, the People's Republic of China; UnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Richard A. Boucher, Consul General of the American Consulate in Hong KongMount Blanc Pen with Name engraved. Rec'd—Prior July 2002. Reported—April 2006. Est. Value—$305. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationGovernment Official, Hong Kong, the People's Republic of China; UnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government
George H. Atkinson, Science and Technology Adviser to the SecretaryCraft: Framed Picture. Rec'd—September 15, 2006. Est. Value—$900. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationSTS Forum (Solutions to Satisfaction—Logistics Forum), Hong Kong, the People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Gary Grappo, United States Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman, on behalf of the U.S. Embassy in MuscatAmber Glass Horse Head. Rec'd—May 2006. Est. Value—$2,361. Location—Official Use, DMR, Embassy MuscatSheikh Saud Bahwan, Tribal Sheikh, Sultanate of OmanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Campbell, United States Ambassador to NigeriaBook: “Flora de la Real Expedicion Botanica del Nuevo Reino de Grananda” by Jose Celestino. Rec'd—December, 2005. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$660. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationAlfonso Manuel Portabales Vazquez, Ambassador, Embassy of Spain to NigeriaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Clark T. Randt, Jr., United States Ambassador to the People's Republic of China, on behalf of the U.S. Embassy BeijingCrystal Obelisk on a wooden stand that is a replica of an antique Chinese decoration. Rec'd—July 13, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Location—Retained for Official Use, in display at Ambassador's ResidenceGovernment Official from the Chinese Ministry of Defense; the People's Republic of China, UnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Clark T. Randt, Jr., United States Ambassador to the People's Republic of China, on behalf of the U.S. Embassy BeijingTheo Fennel Sterling Silver Plate 33/4″ in diameter. Rec'd—December 5, 2006. Est. Value—$320. Location—Retained for Official Use, in display at Ambassador's ResidenceHer Royal Highness Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of YorkNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Meghan O'Sullivan, Special Assistant to the President and Senior DirectorSilver ewer; 131/4″, silver punch and repousse decorated with figural motifs and scrolls, bird head, spout, 20th Century, 34 oz. Rec'd—2004 Reported—2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Adil Mahdi, Deputy Government Council Member/Deputy President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Meghan O'Sullivan, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director22K gold and diamond suite of jewelry, Kurdish, including: necklace ($1,250), bracelet ($650), earrings ($375), and ring ($250). Rec'd—2004. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$2,525. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Mazud Barzam Governing Council Member of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Meghan O'Sullivan, Special Assistant to the President and Senior DirectorUnframed Painting; oil on canvas laid down on masonite of two men dyeing fabric, by Baran Serwan (born 1968), Iraq, dated 2003, size 193/4″ x 275/8″. Rec'd—December 2003. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Ahmed Chalabi, Governing Council Member of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Meghan O'Sullivan, Special Assistant to the President and Senior DirectorLarge wool rug, 6′ 4″ x 3′ 8″, red field with three lozenge medallions, blue astragals, four borders with ivory main, Kurdish, late 20th century. Rec'd—2004. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationJohn Sawers, British Senior Representative to Coalition Provisional Authority of the United KingdomNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Meghan O'Sullivan, Special Assistant to the President and Senior DirectorRug with turquoise weave: 6′ 5″ x 4′, flat weave, ivory field with six latch hook medallions and overall polychrome bird and quadruped motifs, three borders with salmon main, Soumak, late 20th century. Rec'd—2004. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$600. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Rowsch Shaways, Deputy Governing Council Member, Deputy President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Leo Bournes, Information Management Officer, on behalf of the U.S. Embassy RiyadhGold watch. Rec'd—2004 or Before. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationGovernment Official on behalf of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Robert Jordan, former United States Ambassador to Saudi ArabiaLarge brown briefcase by Pierre Cardin. Rec'd—November 2001. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$650. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationRiyadh, Chamber of Commerce of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Ralph Frank, United States Ambassador to CroatiaSeven pen and ink hand drawings: 1. Zlatko pen and ink drawing “Portrait of a Man and His Alter Ego”; 2. Tinted pen and ink drawing “Forrest” by Ivan Lackovic Croata; 3. Agua-tinta “Church of St. Mark in Zagreb” by Hamo Cavrk; 4. Agua-tinit “Zagreb Panorama” by Hamo Cavrk; 5. Pen and ink drawing “Tradition” by Vasilije Josip Jordan; 6. Pen and ink drawing “Couple in Ecstasy” by Dubravka Babic; 7. Pen and ink drawing “Portrait in Ecstasy” by Dubravka Babic. Rec'd—January 12, 2005. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$407. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Bozo Biskupic, Minister of Culture of the Republic of CroatiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Ambassador Victoria Nuland, United States North Atlantic Treaty OrganizationComputer: Fujitsu/Siemens Amilo Pro Model V3205 Notebook. Rec'd—December 13, 2006. Est. Value—$950. Location—Retained for Official Use at the office of Ambassador Nuland for the United States North Atlantic Treaty OrganizationConference on North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Gulf Countries, from Government of KuwaitNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lauren Moriarty, U.S. Senior Official for APEC, (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation)Ladies 18K gold and APEC Security Lapel Pin. Rec'd—October 20, 2003 Reported—September 2007. Est. Value—$485. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Thaksin Shinawatra, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of ThailandNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
M. Hanscomb Smith, Political Counselor, Embassy KabulSilk Mowri Afghan Carpet, 2 meters x 3 meters. Rec'd—July 16, 2005 Reported—August 2005. Est. Value—$450. Location—Official Use in Office Building at Kabul EmbassyIbrahim Spinzada, Deputy NSA and Engineer, Government of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Negroponte, U.S. Ambassador of IraqSilk Rug. Rec'd—March 2005 Reported—2005. Est. Value—$1,000. Location—Official Use at Embassy Baghdad in Executive OfficesHis Excellency Ayed Allawi, Prime Minister of IraqNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Susan Unruh, Vice Consul General, U.S. Embassy RiyadhWomen's Swiss Watch, “Faconnable” collection with 39 diamonds. Rec'd—June 2006. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Royal Highness Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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AGENCY: Department of Treasury

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Henry M. Paulson, Jr. Secretary of TreasurySongyuan crafted white jade abacus. Rec'd—September 20, 2006. Est. Value—$359. Location—Treasury retained for Official Use on October 12, 2006Wu Yi Vice Premier of the State Council Govt. of People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Robert M. Kimmitt Deputy SecretaryLouis Cardini Leather Executive Business Case. Rec'd—November 18, 2006. Est. Value—$450. Location—Treasury retained for Official Use on November 28, 2006Government of AustraliaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of Defense

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of DefenseRug. Rec'd—December 29, 2006. Est. Value—$5,600. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseAbstract painting in Plum & White, Decorative Plate by Rosenthal, Set of 4 Decorative Boxes, Wood Gift Box. Rec'd—January 4, 2006. Est. Value—$385. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationTheir Majesties King Abdullah ll bin Al Hussein and Queen Rania, of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseSmall Silver Tree, Country Plaque, Book-Image in Stone Tunisia Mosaic, Olive Oil. Rec'd—February 14, 2006. Est. Value—$345. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency, Abdelwaheb Abdallah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of TunisiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseSaber, Case of Wine, 10 Boxes of Dates, Rug 11″ 8′ x 8″ 4′. Rec'd—February 14, 2006. Est. Value—$2,822. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the People's Democratic Republic of AlgeriaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseBook on Horses, Gold Stirrup, Saddle and accessories, Plaque, Cuff links/Accessory kit. Rec'd—February 14, 2006. Est. Value—$1,330. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Majesty, Mohamed VI, King of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseSilver Bowl, Book—Marrakesh The Secret of its Courtyard. Rec'd—February 14, 2006. Est. Value—$305. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency, Driss Jettou, Prime Minister of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseGold Bracelet. Rec'd—March 7, 2006. Est. Value—$775. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationField Marshal Hussein Tantawi and Mrs. Wagida Rasem Tantawi, Minister of Defense of the Arab Republic of EgyptNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseWood Chess Set, Assorted Treats in a Wood Box. Rec'd—April 26, 2006. Est. Value—$425. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency, Jalal Talabani, President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefensePolished Cotton Rug. Rec'd—May 15, 2006. Est. Value—$650. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseVase, Silk Fabric, Framed Artwork. Rec'd—June 8, 2006. Est. Value—$1,415. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationGeneral Pham Van TRA, Minister of National Defense of the Socialist Republic of VietnamNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseRug, Afghan Robe, Turban. Rec'd—July 14, 2006. Est. Value—$1,370. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationGovernor Dilbar Jan Arnan, Jabol Province, of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseRug. Rec'd—July 14, 2006. Est. Value—$1,400. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency, Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseFramed Artwork. Rec'd—July 14, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency, Emomali Rahmonov, President of the Republic of TajikistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseFramed World Map. Rec'd—October 23, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency, Jose Antonio Alonso, Minister of Defense of SpainNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseScarf and Earrings, Gold and Wood Country Plaque, Silver and Wood Country Plaque, Marina Book with two CD's. Rec'd—October 30, 2006. Est. Value—$479. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationAdmiral Marco Antonio Peyrot, Secretary of the Navy of MexicoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseSilver Vase, Silver Dish, Silver Plate. Rec'd—October 30, 2006. Est. Value—$490. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency, Vecdi Gonul, Minister of Defense of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseBlue Vase, Country Plaque, Rug. Rec'd—November 21, 2006. Est. Value—$490. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency, Abdul Rahim Wardak, Minister of National Defense of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of DefenseBlue and White Dish Set. Rec'd—November 20, 2006. Est. Value—$525. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationGeneral Gerardo Clemente Ricardo Vega Garcia, Secretary of National Defense of MexicoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Gordon England, Deputy Secretary of DefenseCologne Set, Book—The Land of Incense. Rec'd—May 16, 2006. Est. Value—$605. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency, Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of OmanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Admiral Edmund Giambastiani, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of StaffGold Scarab Bracelet. Rec'd—March 8, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationMrs. Waigida Tanawi, Spouse of the Minister of Defense of the Arab Republic of EgyptNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Eric S. Edelman, Under Secretary of Defense (Policy)Gold Arabian Oryx. Rec'd—November 2006. Est. Value—$365. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationPrince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Assistant MOD and Aviation for Military Affairs, Ministry of Defense and AviationNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Kenneth J. Krieg, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & LogisticsLion—Glass with gold inlay. Rec'd—April 20, 2006. Est. Value—$385. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationLieutenant General Gianni Botondi, Secretary General of Defense and National Armaments Director, Rome, ItalyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Kenneth J. Krieg, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & LogisticsVase/urn with a separate wood base. Rec'd—July 31, 2006. Est. Value—$440. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationVADM Wu, Wei-Rong, Director General, Armaments Bureau, TaiwanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Paul McHale, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland DefenseOnyx chess set on onyx board, Miniature saber and sheath, housed in a wood and glass display case, Book and CD gift set: “Rostros de la Marina”, “Armada de Mexico” and Set of six CD's from the Mexican Naval Orchestra. Rec'd—November 20, 2006. Est. Value—$375. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationAdmiral Marco Antonio Peyrot Gonzalez, Secretary of the Navy of MexicoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Peter W. Rodman, Secretary of Defense International Security AffairsDagger in a Green Leather Case. Rec'd—February 12, 2006. Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationAbdelaxi Bouteflika, President of The People's Democratic Republic of AlgeriaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Peter W. Rodman, Secretary of Defense International Security AffairsBeige Carpet, L 951/2 x W 76 x 45′. Rec'd—May 16, 2006. Est. Value—$900. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationDefense Minister Heidi M'HenniNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Peter W. Rodman, Secretary of Defense International Security AffairsBeige Carpet 29 x 44 Portrait of Five Arabians on horses. Rec'd—May 18, 2006. Est. Value—$650. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationMinister Del for National Abderrahmane SbaiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Peter W. Rodman, Secretary of Defense International Security AffairsLarge Gold Vase with Stand. Rec'd—May 24, 2006. Est. Value—$560. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationChief of General Staff, TaiwanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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AGENCY: Department of Justice

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. Government.Gift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Mr. Alberto Gonzales, Attorney General of the United StatesCartier watch with warranty and case. Rec'd—September 2006. Est. Value—$1,000—$1,500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Dr. Ali Bin Fetais Al-Marri, Attorney General of the State of QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Ms. Alice Fisher, Assistant Attorney General—Criminal Division of the United StatesCartier watch with warranty and case. Rec'd—November 2006. Est. Value—$1,000—$1,500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Dr. Ali Bin Fetais Al-Marri, Attorney General of the State of QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mr. Bruce Swartz, Deputy Assistant Attorney General—Criminal Division of the United StatesCartier watch with warranty and case. Rec'd—December 2006. Est. Value—$1,000—$1,500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Dr. Ali Bin Fetais Al-Marri, Attorney General of the State of QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mr. David Qarner, Office of International Affairs—Criminal Division of the United StatesCartier watch with warranty and case. Rec'd—December 2006. Est. Value—$1,000—$1,500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Dr. Ali Bin Fetais Al-Marri, Attorney General of the State of QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mr. Mark Richard, Office of International Affairs—Criminal Division of the United StatesCartier watch with warranty and case. Rec'd—December 2006. Est. Value—$1,000—$1,500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Dr. Ali Bin Fetais Al-Marri, Attorney General of the State of QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of Agriculture

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Dr. J. B. Penn, former U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service, Note: Dr. Penn is now working for the John Deere CorporationA man's robe; A three quarter length decorative form of attire and a hat to match; probably worn to ceremonial events in Kazakhstan. It is made of green velvet and it heavily decorated with gilt. Rec'd—July 24, 2006. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Pending transfer to the General Services Administration Property Management DivisionThe Honorable, Akhmetzhan Yessimov, Minister of Agriculture for the Republic of KazakhstanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
A. Ellen Terpstra, Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural ServiceNative Vest: A full length lined women's vest (without sleeves). It is a decorative form of attire in Kazakhstan; the vest is made of velvet with a gilt motif. Rec'd—July 24, 2006. Est. Value—$600. Disposition—Pending transfer to the General Services Administration Property Management DivisionThe Honorable, Akhmetzhan Yessimov, Minister of Agriculture for the Republic of KazakhstanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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AGENCY: Department of Commerce

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Carlos M. Gutierrez, Secretary of CommerceRug: A hand knotted Azerbaijan style rug, central diamond red design and decorated red and blue borders with fringe on the ends, 76″ x 49″. Rec'd—April 28, 2006. Est. Value—$450. Location—Official Use, Retained on display in Secretary Gutierrez's officeHis Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of Energy

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Samuel W. Bodman Secretary of EnergyHandmade gold vase from the Osmanti collection. Rec'd—February 9, 2006. Est. Value—$650. Disposition—currently held in Department of Energy gift vault for final appraisal paperwork, pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hilmi Guler, Minister of Turkish Energy & Natural Resources of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Samuel W. Bodman Secretary of EnergyLocally made rug. Rec'd—April 28, 2006. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—currently held in Department of Energy gift vault for final appraisal paperwork, pending transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Office of the Director of National Intelligence

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4), as amendedRug—34″ x 461/2″, silk on silk, blue and polychrome medallion on red field with polychrome scrolling, blue astragals, four borders with rust main, Iran, 21st century. Rec'd—December 18, 2006. Est. Value—$1,350. Location—Approved for Official Display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4), as amendedNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)1. Chess Set—Chessmen, each side of different color, board of various inlaid and carved woods, 211/8″ x 21″, exterior and interior of board inlaid, Iraq, 21st century. 2. Rug—38″ x 58″, silk on silk, central radiating polychrome design, four borders with multiple mihrabs main, Iran, 21st century. Rec'd—May 20, 2006. Est. Value—$2,050. Location—Approved for Official Display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)1. Chess Set—Chessmen, each side of different color, board of various inlaid and carved woods, 211/8″ x 21″, exterior and interior of board inlaid, Iraq, 21st century. 2. Rug—40″ x 58″, silk on silk, pink medallion on a navy blue field with allover floral scrolling, pink astragals, eight borders with dark blue main, Iran, probably Kirman, excellent knot count, 21st century Rec'd—May 20, 2006. Est. Value—$2,100. Location—Approved for Official Display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Jewelry box—77/8″ L, silver, chased decoration to lid, velvet lined, Egypt, 21st century, fitted case. Rec'd—February 6, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Location—Approved for Official Display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)1. Coin—gold proof, 1000 lei, Romania 1998, 1ozT, boxed, 2. Medallion, brass tone metal and enamel, Romanian, 21st century. Rec'd—October 30, 2006. Est. Value—$790. Location—Approved for Official Display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)1. Dagger (jambiya), 12 inches long, typical curved steel blade and conforming silver hilt and scabbard, reproduction, 20th/21st century, sterling silver w/fretwork in blue velvet presentation case, 2. Cloth—multicolored with fringe. Rec'd—November 10, 2005. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$500. Location—Approved for Official Display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and U.S. Government.
5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)1. Chess Set—Chessmen, each side of different color, board of various inlaid and carved woods, 211/8″ x 21″, exterior and interior of board inlaid, Iraq, 21st century. 2. Rug—38″ x 57″, silk on silk, central radiating polychrome design, four borders with multiple mihrabs main, Iran, 21st century. Rec'd—May 20, 2006. Est. Value—$2,050. Location—Approved for Official Display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and U.S. Government.
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AGENCY: United States Senate

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Gabriel Bitol, Special Assistant to the Democratic Staff Director, Committee on Foreign RelationsDecorative boxes with painting. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—With the Secretary of the SenateHis Majesty King Abdullah ll bin Al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Hillary Clinton, U.S. SenatorSilver replica of a rickshaw. Rec'd—January 2006. Est. Value—$200. Disposition—With the Secretary of the SenateLutfozzaman Babar, State Minister of Home Affairs, People's Republic of BangladeshNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Hillary Clinton, U.S. SenatorSilver Picture Frame. Rec'd—March 16, 2006. Est. Value—$200. Location—Displayed in SR-464A for Official UseHis Excellency Bertie Ahern, TD, Prime Minister of IrelandNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Russell Feingold, U.S. SenatorTwo mouth-blown crystal wine glasses. Rec'd—February 20, 2006. Est. Value—$150. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Thaksin Shinawatra, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of ThailandNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Russell Feingold, U.S. SenatorIraqi chess set. Rec'd—November 27, 2006. Est. Value—$160. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Dianne Feinstein, U.S. SenatorBook of Illustrations by Manmoud Farshcian. Rec'd—June 9, 2006. Est. Value—$600. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationAmbassador Javad Zarif, Permanent of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United NationsNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Bill Frist, U.S. SenatorSmall handwoven Oriental Rug. Rec'd—September 26, 2006. Est. Value—$400. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Bill Frist, U.S. SenatorMenorah, silver w/multi-colored decorative engravings. Rec'd—November 13, 2006. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Ehud Olmert, Prime Minister of the Government of IraqNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Bill Frist, U.S. SenatorBlue Pelikan Fountain Pen w/gold trim with the Minister of Germany's signature. Rec'd—April 4, 2006. Est. Value—$181. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator3 x 5 Rug. Rec'd—October 3, 2006. Est. Value—Over $100. Location—Displayed in SR-293 for Official UseAttorney General Abdul Jabar Sabit of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator3 x 5 Rug. Rec'd—December 13, 2006. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
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Chuck Hagel, U.S. SenatorVase. Rec'd—October 6, 2006. Est. Value—Over $100. Disposition—Displayed in SR-248National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu TrongNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Chuck Hagel, U.S. SenatorHand embroidered picture in gold frame. Rec'd—October 4, 2006. Est. Value—Over $100. Disposition—Displayed in SR-249 for Official UseLe Thanh Hai, Secretary of the Party Committee Ho Chi Minh CityNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
David Katz, Special Assistant Office of Senator Barack ObamaHand-carved chess set & ornamental box. Rec'd—February 16, 2006. Est. Value—$150. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
John Kerry, U.S. Senator3 x 5 Carpet. Rec'd—January 16, 2006. Est. Value—$250. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Carl Levin, U.S. SenatorBlue Lapis Lazuli Bowl. Rec'd—November 14, 2006. Est. Value—$480. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationDefense Minister General Abdul Rahim Wardak, Government of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Carl Levin, U.S. SenatorLapis Lazuli Box, blue w/gold inside. Rec'd—March 2006. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Carl Levin, U.S. SenatorChess Set. Rec'd—October 2, 2006. Est. Value—$160. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Richard Lugar, U.S. SenatorSmall Ceramic Vase. Rec'd—December 12, 2006. Est. Value—Over $100. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationRepresentative David Tawei and Lin Chin Lee of Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative office-Embassy of TaiwanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Richard Lugar, U.S. SenatorHand-carved wooden wall hanging of Kumul bird of paradise. Rec'd—October 10, 2006. Est. Value—Over $100. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationAmbassador Evan Paki of Papua, New GuineaNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Richard Lugar, U.S. SenatorHand-carved wooden wall hanging of Kumul bird of paradise. Rec'd—October 10, 2006. Est. Value—Over $100. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationAmbassador Evan Paki of Papua, New GuineaNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
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Richard Lugar, U.S. SenatorCeramic bird paperweight by Royal Crown Derby. Rec'd—July 10, 2006. Est. Value—$109.95. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationRight Honorable Margaret Beckett, Foreign Secretary of the United KingdomNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Richard Lugar, U.S. SenatorLarge, reddish, Persian-type rug. Rec'd—May 3, 2006. Est. Value—Over $100. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Richard Lugar, U.S. Senator6 x 5 Amethyst from Uruguay. Rec'd—May 2, 2006. Est. Value—Over $100. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Tabare Vazquez, President of the Oriental Republic of UruguayNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Keith Luse, Senior Professional Staff Member, Foreign Relations CommitteeHand-embroidered tablecloth and napkins. Rec'd—December 21, 2005. Reported—2006. Est. Value—$100. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationVu Tu Nguyen, Foreign Ministry Government of the Socialist Republic of VietnamNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
John McCain, U.S. SenatorMontenegrin Sentinel statue. Rec'd—August 29, 2006. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—Displayed in SR-241 for Official UseThe Honorable Milo Dukanovic, Prime Minister of the Republic of MontenegroNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
John McCain, U.S. SenatorAntique Sword. Rec'd—August 26, 2006. Est. Value—Over $100. Disposition—Displayed in SR-241 for Official UseHis Excellency Mikhil Saakashvili, President of GeorgiaNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
John McCain, U.S. SenatorBlue Carved Stone Box. Rec'd—December 5, 2006. Est. Value—$200. Disposition—Displayed in SR-241 for Official UseGeneral Abdul Rahim Wardak, Minister of Defense of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
John McCain, U.S. SenatorCarved Stone Box w/ flowers on lid. Rec'd—December 15, 2006. Estimated Value—$200. Disposition—Displayed in SR-241 for Official UseHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
John McCain, U.S. SenatorPersian Rug. Rec'd—December 15, 2006. Est. Value—$300 to $400. Disposition—Displayed in SR-241 for Official UseHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Mitch McConnell, U.S. SenatorCeramic vase from Taihwa Pottery Company with wooden stand. Rec'd—December 11, 2006. Est. Value—$225 to $300. Disposition—Displayed in S-230 for Official UseDavid Tawei Lee and Lin Chih Lee, Government of TaiwanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Mark Pryor, U.S. SenatorCarved Wood Chess Set. Rec'd—October 3, 2006. Est. Value—$160. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
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Jack Reed, U.S. SenatorMulti-colored area rug. Rec'd—January 7, 2006. Est. Value—$1,500. Disposition—Displayed in SH-728 for Official UseHis Excellency Ahmed Zia Masood, First Vice President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Jack Reed, U.S. SenatorUncut stone of lapis lazuli, in a velvet box. Rec'd—December 12, 2006. Est. Value—Unknown. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationGeneral Abdul Rahim Wardak, Minister of Defense of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Charles Schumer, U.S. SenatorMetal “cooking vessel” replica. Rec'd—March 22, 2006. Est. Value—$250. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationGovernor Zhou Xiaochuan, Peoples Bank of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Charles Schumer, U.S. SenatorBook of commemorative coins. Rec'd—March 23, 2006. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Bo Xi Lai, Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Jeff Sessions, U.S. SenatorChess Set w/ standard carved chess pieces. Rec'd—October 2, 2006. Est. Value—$160. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Ted Stevens, U.S. SenatorMetal cup holder set with stone base, cups and stone carved grape cluster. Rec'd—August 27, 2006. Est. Value—$125. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Sergey Borisovich Ivanov, Minister of Defense of the Russian FederationNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
John Warner, U.S. SenatorSilver Tray. Rec'd—March 23, 2006. Est. Value—$100. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationSecretary General of the National Security Council of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
John Warner, U.S. SenatorDecorative Blue Bowl. Est. Rec'd—November 14, 2006. Value—Over $100. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationGeneral Abdul Rahim Wardack, Minister of Defense of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
John Warner, U.S. SenatorBlue Lapis Box. Rec'd—March 2006. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
John Warner, U.S. SenatorSilver Decorative Container. Rec'd—March 9, 2006. Est. Value—$200. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Mohammed Hussein Tantawy, Minister of Defense of the Arab Republic of EgyptNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
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John Warner, U.S. SenatorWooden Chess Set. Rec'd—October 2, 2006. Est. Value—$160. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.
Brandi White, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Senator Bill FristMetal box with Pakistani flag emblem on top, in green velvet case. Rec'd—January 24, 2006. Est. Value—Over $100. Disposition—With the Secretary of the Senate, Pending Transfer to the General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Shaukat Aziz, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause donor embarrassment.

AGENCY: United States Senate

[Report of Travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift descriptionIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
MaiNhia Khang, Constituent/Policy Liaison, Office of Senator Norm ColemanFood and lodging at Conference Center. Rec'd—December 2-9, 2006Government of Norway, Sweden, FinlandOfficial travel to discuss U.S.-Nordic relations.
Richard Lugar, U.S. SenatorTransportation within Georgia via helicopter to military installation to visit troops in training with President Saakashvilli and conventional weapons storage site to view weapons in need of elimination. Rec'd—August 22 and 23, 2006Government of GeorgiaOfficial travel to view military installations. No commercial transportation was available.
Elizabeth McDonnell, Legislative Assistant Office of Senator Gordon H. SmithTransportation within Thailand, including lodging and meals rec'd—January 5-11, 2006Government of the Kingdom of ThailandFact-finding travel to view tsunami recovery, meet w/ U.S. and Thai trade negotiators, and discuss current geopolitical issues.
Kenneth Myers III, Sr. Professional Staff Member Committee on Foreign RelationsTransportation within Georgia via helicopter to military installation to visit troops in training with President Saakashvilli and conventional weapons storage site to view weapons in need of elimination. Rec'd—August 22 and 23, 2006Government of GeorgiaOfficial travel to view military installations. No commercial transportation was available.
Kenneth Myers, Jr., Chief of Staff Committee on Foreign RelationsTransportation within Georgia via helicopter to military installation to visit troops in training with President Saakashvilli and conventional weapons storage site to view weapons in need of elimination.Rec'd—August 22 and 23, 2006Government of GeorgiaOfficial travel to view military installations. No commercial transportation was available.
Clarine Nardi Riddle, Chief of Staff, Office of Senator Joseph I. LiebermanTransportation within Thailand via commercial air service, rental cars, fuel, tolls, lodging, and meals. Rec'd—January 5-11, 2006Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of ThailandOfficial travel to view devastation of tsunami and observance of the US-Thai Free Trade Agreement negotiations and cultural exchange.
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AGENCY: U.S. House of Representatives

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
J. Dennis Hastert Member of CongressAfghan handmade wool rug approximately 4 x 6 flower pattern red and beige. Rec'd—September 26, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert Member of CongressPeter Gorring marquetry wooden box. Rec'd—July 2005. Reported—2007.Est. Value—$400. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationThe Honorable John Howard, M.P., Prime Minister of AustraliaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert Member of CongressBronze Sculpture of fox, 8″ tall, unsigned. Rec'd—September 18, 2005. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$325. Location—Approved for Official Use and on display in H-153 of the CapitolLucien Weiler, President of Parliament LuxembourgNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert Member of CongressRoyal De Champagne Crystal Lion. Rec'd—December 15, 2004. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$675. Location—Approved for Official Use and on display in the Speaker's Office, Room H 232 of The U. S. CapitolLucien Weiler, President of Parliament LuxembourgNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert Member of CongressPainting, oil on canvas, circa 2000 20 x 90 cm signed Ja Koubemb, Kerastian “N.Berys” (mountain scene). Rec'd—September 24, 2002. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Askar Akaev, President of KyrgyzstanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert Member of CongressEgyptian all silk rug, approximately 2 x 4; handmade fine “bird on branch” pattern silk fringe. Rec'd—June 27, 2002. Reported—2007.Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Approved for Official Use and on display in the Speaker's Office, Room H 232 of The U. S. CapitolHussein Tantawy, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces EgyptNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert Member of CongressClock: Russian lacquer hanging wall clock. Rec'd—May 6, 2002. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationGennady N. Seleznev, Chairman of the State Duma RussiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert Member of Congress12 Silver coins in wooden box, pure silver, 1 oz each. Rec'd—March 2002. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$350. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Islam A. Karimov, President of the Republic of UzbekistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert Member of CongressAfghani handmade all wool rug, new, long all wool natural fringe; Tribal pattern with reds and dark blue; approximately 4 x 6. Rec'd—February 10, 2002. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$900. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, Chairman of the Transitional Administration of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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J. Dennis Hastert Member of CongressSheathed dagger, with precious metals and gems. Rec'd—June 21, 2000. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$10,000. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Majesty Mohammed VI, King of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert Member of CongressSilver lamp, 19″ open work electrified oil lamp with open work shade. Rec'd—January 5, 2000. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationField Marshall Mohamed H. Tantawi of EgyptNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert, Member of CongressFemale bronze head of the Benin people, height approx. 19″. Rec'd—October 29, 1999. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$300. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Olesegun Lbasario, President of the Federal Republic of NigeriaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert, Member of CongressUSAK Turkish wool rug. Rec'd—September 29, 1999. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$300. Location—Approved for Official Use and on display in the Speaker's Office, Room H 232 of The U.S. CapitolHis Excellency Bulent Ecevit, Prime Minister of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
J. Dennis Hastert, Member of Congress4 Sterling Silver Napkin Rings. Rec'd—March 1999. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$450. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Bertie Ahern, TD, Prime Minister of IrelandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government

AGENCY: United States House of Representatives

[Report of travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift descriptionIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Peter Hoekstra, Member of CongressAir travel: Canberra-Alice Springs; Alice Springs-Sydney. Rec'd—February 22, 2006 through February 23, 2006Government of AustraliaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Mark Steven Kirk, Member of CongressGround transportation: Beijing; Gansu; Shanghai. Air travel: Beijing-Lanzhou; Lanzhou-Jiayuguan (round trip); Lanzhou-Shanghai. Rec'd—January 9, 2006 through January 15, 2006People's Republic of ChinaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Rick Larsen, Member of CongressGround transportation: Beijing; Gansu; Shanghai. Air travel: Beijing-Lanzhou; Lanzhou-Jiayuguan (round trip); Lanzhou-Shanghai. Rec'd—January 9, 2006 through January 15, 2006People's Republic of ChinaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Tom Feeney, Member of CongressGround transportation: Beijing; Gansu; Shanghai. Air travel: Beijing-Lanzhou; Lanzhou-Jiayuguan (round trip); Lanzhou-Shanghai. Rec'd—January 9, 2006 through January 15, 2006People's Republic of ChinaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Jan Schakowsky, Member of Congress$60 reimbursement for travel expenses. Rec'd—November 30, 2006United NationsAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
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Christopher Donesa, Deputy Staff Director and Chief Counsel, Permanent Select Committee on IntelligenceAir travel: Canberra-Alice Springs; Alice Springs-Sydney. Rec'd—February 22, 2006 through February 23, 2006Government of AustraliaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Michael Paul Ennis, Professional Staff, House Permanent Committee on IntelligenceAir travel: Canberra-Alice Springs; Alice Springs-Sydney. Rec'd—February 22, 2006 through February 23, 2006Government of AustraliaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Richard Alister Goldberg, Legislative Assistant/Communications Advisor, Office of Representative Mark Steven KirkGround transportation: Beijing; Gansu; Shanghai. Air travel: Beijing-Lanzhou; Lanzhou-Jiayuguan (round trip); Lanzhou-Shanghai. Rec'd—January 9, 2006 through January 15, 2006People's Republic of ChinaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Kevin D. Kim, Office of Representative Gary AckermanGroup bus tours and transportation in and around Seoul, Korea (incl. trip to DMZ, Cheongn, etc.); lodging for 6 nights @ Hilton Hotel in Seoul; meals from 9/25/06—dinner through 10/01/06 breakfast; group trip to see “Nan-ta” the play; group trip to see Karaoke and bar (one time each). Rec'd—September 24, 2006 through October 2, 2006Republic of KoreaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Dennis King, Chief of Staff, Representative Lane Evans6 nights lodging, approximately 10 meals, and local ground transportation within Seoul and vicinity. Rec'd—January 22 through January 28, 2006Republic of KoreaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Lane Evans, Member of Congress6 nights lodging, approximately 10 meals, and local ground transportation within Seoul and vicinity. Rec'd—January 22 through January 28, 2006Republic of KoreaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Luis Jimenez, Legislative Assistant, Representative Rahm EmanuelMeals, lodging, airport tax and hotel tax. Rec'd—January 4, 2006—January 12, 2006Government of ThailandAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Stephanie Lester, Professional Staff, House Ways and Means Trade SubcommitteeIn-country transportation, lodging, meals and incidentals. Rec'd—January 4 through January 12, 2006Government of ThailandAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Daniel MacLean, Legislative Assistant, Representative Wally HergerIn-country travel, lodging, meals and other expenses. Rec'd—January 4 through January 12, 2006Government of ThailandAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Scott Palmer, Chief of Staff for Speaker Dennis HastertAccommodations for G-8 Summit. Rec'd—September 15 through September 17, 2006Russian FederationAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
J. Dennis Hastert, Member of CongressAccommodations for G-8 Summit. Rec'd—September 15 through September 17, 2006Russian FederationAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Jamal D. Ware, Communications Director, Permanent Select Intelligence CommitteeAir travel: Canberra-Alice Springs; Alice Springs-Sydney. Rec'd—February 22, 2006 through February 23, 2006Government of AustraliaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
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Mary Elizabeth Woodworth, Assistant Parliamentarian3 nights lodging in Sydney, Australia; 9 nights of lodging in Canberra, Australia; sunset cruise of Sydney Harbor; food and beverages at a number of official social functions; two-way travel between the hotel and the Australian Parliament House for our educational sessions each day; two-way travel between the city of Canberra and the city of Sydney during our three-day study trip to Sydney; transportation between hotel in Sydney and the New South Wales Parliament House in downtown Sydney. Rec'd—November 19, 2006 through December 1, 2006Government of AustraliaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).

AGENCY: Department of the Army

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Thurman, Major General of the U.S. ArmySKS Rifle. Rec'd—July 14, 2006. Est. Value—$120. Location—Retained at the organization for Official UseAbdul Qadir, Lieutenant General and Commander of the Army of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Martin E. Dempsey, Lieutenant General of the U.S. ArmyPersian Silk Rug. Rec'd—May 25, 2006. Est. Value—$5,000. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationNechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional GovernmentNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Joseph F. Peterson, Major General of the U.S. ArmyPersian Silk Rug. Rec'd—May 25, 2006. Est. Value—$5,000. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationNechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional GovernmentNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
James M. Dubik, Lieutenant General of the U.S. ArmyJapanese Print. Rec'd—March 28, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000. Location—Retained at the organization for Official UseGeneral of the Army of JapanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Adams, Brigadier General of the U.S. ArmyM1A1 Thompson .45 Caliber Submachine Gun. Rec'd—March 2, 2006. Est. Value—$720. Location—Retained at the organization for Official UseMr. Josip Lucic, Chief of Staff of the Air Force of the Republic of CroatiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Peter J. Schoomaker, General of the U.S. ArmyBukara Style Rug. Rec'd—January 26, 2006. Est. Value—1,200. Location—Retained at the organization for Official UseChief of Staff, of the National Army of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Vines, Lieutenant General of the U.S. ArmyDragunov Sniper Rifle. Rec'd—January 17, 2006. Est. Value—$5,000. Location—Retained at the organization for Official UseAbdul Qadir, Lieutenant General and Commander of the Army of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Burwell B. Bell III, General of the U.S. ArmySilver Platter. Rec'd—January 6, 2006. Est. Value—$695. Location—Retained at the organization for Official UseGerhard Back, General of the Allied Joint Force Command, NorthwoodNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Tginas R. Turner, Major General of the U.S. Army2 Silk Rugs and 1 Necklace. Rec'd—January 31, 2006. Est. Value—$4,420. Location—Retained at the organization for Official UseDivision Commander of the 4th Iraqi ArmyNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Elizabeth Johnson, Captain of the U.S. ArmySilk & Cotton Rug. Rec'd—January 3, 2006. Est. Value—$1,500. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationMr. Nanaw Sherwan, Deputy Commander for the People's Union of KurdistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
David Rodriguez, Major General of the U.S. ArmySilk rug. Rec'd—January 3, 2006. Est. Value—$1,500. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationMr. Nanaw Sherwan, Deputy Commander for the People's Union of KurdistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
David Rodriguez, Major General of the U.S. ArmySilk & Cotton Rug. Rec'd—January 3, 2006. Est. Value—$2,000. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationMr. Nanaw Sherwan, Deputy Commander for the People's Union of KurdistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Elizabeth Johnson, Captain of the U.S. Army21K Necklace, Ring & Earring Set. Rec'd—January 3, 2006. Est. Value—$2,067.30. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationMr. Nanaw Sherwan, Deputy Commander for the People's Union of KurdistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Kevin J. Bergner, Brigadier General of the U.S. ArmySilk & Cotton Rug. Rec'd—December 27, 2005. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationMr. Nanaw Sherwan, Deputy Commander for the People's Union of KurdistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of the Navy

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Admiral M.G. Mullen, Chief Naval Officer4x6 Pakistani Rug. Rec'd—January 24, 2006. Est. Value—$100. Location—Being retained for Official Use at Chief Naval Officer's Office (DNS35)Admiral M. Afzal Tahir, Chief of Staff of the Navy of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Captain Thomas Parker, USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63)Man's Watch. Rec'd—November 11, 2004. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$446. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationMr. Ozawa, Local Dignitary of JapanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Captain Thomas Parker, USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63)Woman's watch. Rec'd—November 11, 2004. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$446. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationMr. Ozawa, Local Dignitary of JapanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Mary Ulrich, spouse of Admiral. H.G. Ulrich III, Commander U.S. Naval Forces EuropeGold Bracelet. Rec'd—May 14, 2006. Est. Value—$1,360. Location—Being retained by COMNAVEUR for Official UseMrs. Maria Chinofoti, Spouse of Chief of the Hellenic Republic National Defense, General Staff, Admiral Panagiotis Chinofotis, (Greece)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Mary Ulrich, spouse of Admiral H.G. Ulrich III, Commander U.S. Naval Forces EuropeGold Brooch. Rec'd—May 14, 2006. Est. Value—$1,464. Location—Being retained by COMNAVEUR for Official UseMrs. Maria Chinofoti, spouse of the Chief of the Hellenic Republic National Defense General Staff, Admiral Panagiotis Chinofotis, (Greece)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Admiral H.G. Ulrich III, Commander U.S. Naval Forces EuropeSilver and Gold Fountain Pen. Rec'd—July 25, 2006. Est. Value—$850. Location—Being retained by COMNAVEUR for Official UseMr. Alessandro De Francis, Prefect of Caseerta Province, Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Admiral H.G. Ulrich III Commander U.S. Naval Forces EuropeHungarian Sword and Porcelain Dish. Rec'd—November 3, 2005. Reported—2007. Est. Value—$715. Location—Being retained by COMNAVEUR for Official UseGeneral Andras Havril, Chief of Defense of the Republic of HungaryNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Richard Greco, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller)Six (6) Italian silk neckties handmade by E. Marinella, Naples, Italy. Rec'd—April 10, 2006. Est. Value—$870. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of the Navy

[Report of travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift descriptionIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Admiral and Mrs. H.G. Ulrich III, Commander U.S. Naval Forces Europe and four accompanying staff membersExpended for hotel and meals. Rec'd—May 12-15, 2006Admiral Panagiotis Chinofotis, Chief of the Hellenic Republic National Defense, General Staff, (Greece)Official Trip
Captain David Grogan, Staff Judge Advocate of the Naval Network Warfare CommandExpended for hotel, meals and Conference Fee. Rec'd—November 18-22, 2006Mark Cunliffe, Head Defense Legal, and Air Commodore S.J. Harvey, Director General of the Defense Force Legal Services of AustraliaOfficial Trip

AGENCY: Department of the Air Force

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
John Jumper, General (Retired) Former Air Force Chief of StaffLongines Men's Watch, stainless steel, MDL L5-665-4-16-6. Rec'd—Unknown; Approximate Date 2005. Reported—August 10, 2007. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationLieutenant General Staff, Abdul Rahman Bin Fakad Al-Faisal, Commander of the Air Force of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Jumper, General (Retired) Former Air Force Chief of StaffRaymond Weil Men's Wrist Watch, stainless steel, Serial Number BE78626. Rec'd—February 27, 2005. Reported—August 10, 2007. Est. Value—$240. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationMajor General Khalid, Air Chief, United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Ms. Ellen Jumper, Spouse of General John Jumper, (Retired) Former Air Force Chief of StaffLadies 14kt yellow and white gold bracelet. Rec'd—February 27, 2005. Reported—August 10, 2007. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationMajor General Khalid, Air Chief, United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
T. Michael Moseley, General Air Force Vice Chief of StaffLongines Men's Watch, stainless steel, MDL L5-665-4-16-6. Rec'd—2005. Reported—August 10, 2007. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationLieutenant General Staff, Abdul Rahman Bin Fakad Al-Faisal, Commander of the Air Force of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John F. Mulholland, General Chief, Office of Military Cooperation-KuwaitRADO Lorence Wrist Watch Model # R48755203. Rec'd—July 17, 2005. Reported—August 10, 2007. Est. Value—$445. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationLieutenant General Fahad Al-Amir, Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the State of KuwaitNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John F. Mulholland, General Chief, Office of Military Cooperation-KuwaitImmersion Stendardo Diver's Wrist Watch. Rec'd—July 6, 2005. Reported—August 10, 2007. Est. Value—$629. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationLieutenant General (Retired) Mohammed Al Badr, Chief, Security Decisions Follow-up Committee, State of KuwaitNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and U.S. Government.
John F. Mulholland, General Chief, Office of Military Cooperation-KuwaitRoamer Wrist Watch Serial # 517948. Rec'd—July 26, 2005. Reported—August 10, 2007. Est. Value—$323. Disposition—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Maber Mubark Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, State of KuwaitNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and U.S. Government.
Gary L. North, Lieutenant General, United States Central Command Air Forces, CommanderGentlemen's Tissot T-Touch Watch Silver Stainless Steel. Rec'd—March 28, 2006. Est. Value—$650. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationMajor General Hussein A. Al-Biss, Commander of the Royal Jordanian Air ForceNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and U.S. Government.
Ms. Gary L. North, United States Central Command Air Forces, CommanderWomen's Gucci 8605 Series Watch Silver Stainless Steel. Rec'd—March 28, 2006. Est. Value—$950. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationSpouse of Major General Hussein A. Al-Biss, Commander of the Royal Jordanian Air ForceNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and U.S. Government.
Gary L. North, Lieutenant General, United States Central Command Air Forces, CommanderMan's Tissot Chronograph T-Lord Watch Brown Leather band and silver/white face. Rec'd—March 8, 2006. Est. Value—$475. Disposition—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Royal Majesty Feisel IBN Al Hussein, Royal Jordanian Air ForceNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and U.S. Government.
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AGENCY: Central Intelligence Agency

[Report of tangible gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
General Michael V. Hayden Director Central Intelligence AgencyRug: 4 feet 9 inches by 3 feet 3 inches, modern, navy blue ground with flowering vine field centering a pulled lobed medallion on red to beige ground. Rec'd—August 4, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Location—Official Use, obtained for official display in appropriate office space5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
General Michael V. Hayden Director Central Intelligence AgencyJewelry: 18 karat yellow gold and ruby four piece ensemble. Rec'd—August 8, 2006. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services Administration5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
General Michael V. Hayden Director Central Intelligence AgencyRifle: Muzzle loaded rifle together with a powder flask and ram rod in shadow-box frame. Rec'd—August 8, 2006. Est. Value—$750. Location—Being retained by General Michael V. Hayden for Official Use5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
General Michael V. Hayden Director Central Intelligence AgencyLetter Opener: Jeweled silver letter opener with hooded hawk finial set with rubies. Rec'd—July 23, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services Administration5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
An Agency EmployeeRug: 9 feet 8 inches by 6 feet 5 inches, modern, ivory ground with palmette and trellising vine field centering a pulled star medallion on light blue ground. Rec'd—June 20, 2006. Est. Value—$1,000 . Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services Administration5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
An Agency EmployeeRug: Red ground with palmette and trellising vine field within a complimentary ground border on red ground. Rec'd—February 8, 2005. Reported—January 23, 2006. Est. Value—$750. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services Administration5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
An Agency EmployeeRug: 4 feet 10 inches by 3 feet 2 inches, modern, ivory ground with palmette and trellising vine field centering a pulled star medallion on grayish-blue ground, floral spray guard border on red ground. Rec'd—January 27, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services Administration5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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An Agency EmployeeRug: 4 feet 10 inches by 3 feet 2 inches, modern, ivory ground with palmette and trellising vine field centering a pulled star medallion on grayish-blue ground, floral spray guard border on red ground. Rec'd—April 24, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services Administration5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
An Agency EmployeeWatch: Cased ladies stainless steel wristwatch. Rec'd—October 12, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services Administration5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
An Agency EmployeeWatch: Cased gentleman's stainless steel wristwatch. Rec'd—October 12, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services Administration5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
An Agency EmployeeWatch: Cased gentleman's stainless steel calendar chronometer wristwatch. Rec'd—January 1, 2006. Est. Value—$500. Disposition—Pending transfer to General Services Administration5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: National Transportation Safety Board

[Report of travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift descriptionIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Dennis Jones, Chief of Regional Operations and General AviationRound trip airfare for flight from Lagos, Nigeria to Abuja, Nigeria. Rec'd—November 12-18, 2006. Lodging in Lagos. Rec'd—November 12-18, 2006. Abuja was the origination point of the accident flight, which was the 10/29/06 crash of a Boeing 737-200 operated by Aviation Development Company. The NTSB participated in the investigation on behalf of the United States (U.S.). The NTSB Accident Investigation No. is WAS07RA004The Honorable Femi Fani-Kayode, Minister of Aviation of the Republic of Nigeria, on behalf of the Republic of NigeriaThe NTSB, pursuant to the Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, serves as U.S. representative in international civil aviation accident investigations and, as such, provides technical assistance to the nation responsible for the investigation. The investigation of this 10/29/06 crash of an Aviation Development Company Boeing 737 in Lagos, in which 97 of the 105 passengers and crew were fatally injured, required investigative activities at the origination point of the flight. The Ministry of Aviation voluntarily provided for the lodging and travel, which was accepted pursuant to NTSB authority found in 49 U.S.C. 1113.
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Thomas Jacky, Aerospace Engineer (Aviation Systems)Round trip airfare for flight from Lagos, Nigeria to Abuja, Nigeria. Rec'd—November 12-18, 2006. Lodging in Lagos. Rec'd—November 12-18, 2006. Abuja was the origination point of the accident flight, which was the 10/29/06 crash of a Boeing 737-200 operated by Aviation Development Company. The NTSB participated in the investigation on behalf of the United States (U.S.). The NTSB Accident Investigation No. is WAS07RA004The Honorable Femi Fani-Kayode, Minister of Aviation of the Republic of Nigeria, on behalf of the Republic of NigeriaThe NTSB, pursuant to the Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, serves as U.S. representative in international civil aviation accident investigations and, as such, provides technical assistance to the nation responsible for the investigation. The investigation of this 10/29/06 crash of an Aviation Development Company Boeing 737 in Lagos, in which 97 of the 105 passengers and crew were fatally injured, required investigative activities at the origination point of the flight. The Ministry of Aviation voluntarily provided for the lodging and travel, which was accepted pursuant to NTSB authority found in 49 U.S.C. 1113.
William English, Senior Air Safety Investigator (Major Investigations)Round trip flight from Brasilia to Cachimba Air Base on Embraer owned business jet. Rec'd—October 6, 2006. Round trip flight from Brasilia to Cachimba Air Base on Gol Airlines charter business jet. Rec'd—October 9, 2006. Round trip flight via Brazilian Air Force aircraft from Cachimba Air Base to accident site in jungle. Rec'd—October 9, 2006 Flights in Brazil from Brasilia to the accident site in the Brazilian Amazon jungle to investigate the 9/29/06 mid-air collision of a Gol Airlines Boeing 737-800 and an Embraer business jet operated by Excelaire of Long Island, NY. All 154 passengers and crew of the Boeing 737 were fatally injured, but the 2 crew and 5 passengers on the Excelaire Embrarer business jet were not injured. The National Transportation Safety Board Accident Investigation No. is DCA06RA076A/BThe Department of Civil Aviation of the Federal Republic of BrazilThe NTSB, pursuant to the Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, serves as U.S. representative in international civil aviation accident investigations and, as such, provides technical assistance to the nation responsible for the investigation. The investigation of this 9/29/06 mid-air collision between the Gol Airlines Boeing 737 and the Excelaire Embrarer business jet over the Brazilian Amazon jungle required coordinated, on-scene investigative activities in support of the Department of Civil Aviation of the Republic of Brazil. The coordinated, on-scene investigative activities in support of the Department of Civil Aviation of the Republic of Brazil. The Department of Civil Aviation voluntarily arranged and provided for the travel required for NTSB investigators. The travel was accepted pursuant to NTSB authority found in 49 U.S.C. 1113.
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Scott Warren, Lead Aerospace Engineer (Aviation Systems)Round trip flight from Brasilia to Cachimba Air Base on Embraer owned business jet. Rec'd—October 6, 2006. Round trip flight from Brasilia to Cachimba Air Base on Gol Airlines charter business jet. Rec'd—October 9, 2006. Round trip flight via Brazilian Air Force aircraft from Cachimba Air Base to accident site in jungle. Rec'd—October 9, 2006. Flights in Brazil from Brasilia to the accident site in the Brazilian Amazon jungle to investigate the 9/29/06 mid-air collision of a Gol Airlines Boeing 737-800 and an Embraer business jet operated by Excelaire of Long Island, NY. All 154 passengers and crew of the Boeing 737 were fatally injured, but the 2 crew and 5 passengers on the Excelaire Embrarer business jet were not injured. The NTSB Accident Investigation No. is DCA06RA076A/BThe Department of Civil Aviation of the Federal Republic of BrazilThe NTSB, pursuant to the Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, serves as U.S. representative in international civil aviation accident investigations and, as such, provides technical assistance to the nation responsible for the investigation. The investigation of this 9/29/06 mid-air collision between the Gol Airlines Boeing 737 and the Excelaire Embrarer business jet over the Brazilian Amazon jungle required coordinated, on-scene investigative activities in support of the Department of Civil Aviation of the Republic of Brazil. The Department of Civil Aviation voluntarily arranged and provided for the travel required for NTSB investigators. The travel was accepted pursuant to NTSB authority found in 49 U.S.C. 1113.

AGENCY: Appalachian Regional Commission

[Report of travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift descriptionIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Akofa Bonsi, Truman Fellow, Office of the Federal Co-ChairAirfare to United Arab Emirates. Rec'd—February 1-11, 2006. Lodging within United Arab Emirates. Rec'd—February 1-11, 2006. Meals within United Arab Emirates. Rec'd—February 1-11, 2006Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Government of District of Columbia, Executive Office

[Report of travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift descriptionIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Mr. Anthony A. Williams, Mayor of the District of ColumbiaTravel, hotel accommodation, food, and on-ground transportation. Rec'd—March 13, 2006Mayor Lee, Seoul, Republic of KoreaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mr. Anthony A. Williams, Mayor of the District of ColumbiaTravel, hotel accommodations, food, and on-ground transport in Seoul, Korea. Rec'd—June 7-11, 2006Mayor Lee, Seoul, Republic of KoreaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Ms. Julie Sooyhun Koo, Deputy Director of the Asian and Pacific Islander CommissionTravel, hotel accommodations, food, and on-ground transport in Seoul, Korea. Rec'd—June 7-11, 2006Mayor Lee, Seoul, Republic of KoreaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Mr. Anthony A. Williams, Mayor of the District of ColumbiaTravel from Washington to London & London to Istanbul, Turkey. Rec'd—June 28-30, 2006. Hotel Accommodations. Rec'd—June 28-30, 2006. Meals in London. Rec'd—June 28-30, 2006Central Government of London, United KingdomNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mr. Anthony A. Williams, Mayor of the District of ColumbiaTransportation from Ankara, Turkey to Paris, France. Rec'd—July 3-5, 2006. Hotel accommodations & food for two nights. Rec'd—July 3-5, 2006. Ground transportation. Rec'd—July 3-5, 2006Mayor Delanoe, of Paris, the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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