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Cablegate: Turkey Will Attend 4th Gi Meeting, Unclear at What

VZCZCXRO2196
PP RUEHIK RUEHPOD RUEHYG
DE RUEHAK #1049 1571438
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 051438Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY ANKARA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6483
INFO RUEHZG/NATO EU COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUEHMD/AMEMBASSY MADRID PRIORITY 0441
RUEHMO/AMEMBASSY MOSCOW PRIORITY 5596

UNCLAS ANKARA 001049

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR EUR/SE, EUR/PRA, ISN FOR ANDREW GRANT

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM PREL PTER KGIC KNNP PGOV TU
SUBJECT: TURKEY WILL ATTEND 4TH GI MEETING, UNCLEAR AT WHAT
LEVEL

REF: A. STATE 57695

B. STATE 57146

(U) We delivered ref a and b information to MFA Department
Head for Nonproliferation and Disarmament Bora Kerimoglu on
June 3, urging Turkey to send a senior level representative
(Deputy Secretary or Undersecretary) to the Madrid Meeting,
and to give a presentation on Turkey's perspective on the
Global Iniative, with a focus on the imporance of geographic
diversity, involving current and new partners, and
multi-agency/multi-sector participation. Kerimoglu stated
that Turkey will be represented at the event, but
deliberations within the MFA are ongoing regarding the level
of participation, and whether to send a delegation from
Ankara or have the Turkish embassy in Madrid represent the
GOT at the event. He said Turkey will also consider making a
presentation at the conference. Kerimoglu anticipated that a
decision will be reached no later than Friday, June 6, and
promised to be in touch with the organizers and with the POCs
listed in ref a once a decision has been made.

Visit Ankara's Classified Web Site at
http://www.intelink.sgov.gov/wiki/Portal:Turk ey

WILSON

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