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Cablegate: Turkey: Demarche Delivered On Unga Third Committee

VZCZCXYZ0000
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHAK #2814 3251436
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 211436Z NOV 07
FM AMEMBASSY ANKARA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4422
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 2673

UNCLAS ANKARA 002814

SIPDIS


SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KTIA PHUM PREL UN TU
SUBJECT: TURKEY: DEMARCHE DELIVERED ON UNGA THIRD COMMITTEE
RESOLUTIONS

REF: SECSTATE 145641

(U) We delivered reftel demarche on November 19th to MFA
United Nations desk officer Ilknur Bademli. She stated that
Turkey was preparing to co-sponsor the resolutions on Burma
and North Korea. She did not have information regarding
Belarus, and stated Turkey would abstain regarding Iran. In
addition, Turkey intends to support thematic resolutions on
elections, religious intolerance, defamation of religion, and
the EU death penalty.

Visit Ankara's Classified Web Site at
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eur/ankara/

WILSON

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