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Cablegate: Turkey: Updated Information for Leading Government

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PP RUEHDA
DE RUEHAK #1064 1620636
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 100636Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY ANKARA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6515
INFO RUEHDA/AMCONSUL ADANA 2994
RUEHIT/AMCONSUL ISTANBUL 4324

UNCLAS ANKARA 001064

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR S/ES-O, EUR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PINR PREL TU
SUBJECT: TURKEY: UPDATED INFORMATION FOR LEADING GOVERNMENT
AND POLITICAL OFFICIALS

REF: STATE 54250

1. (SBU) The contact information provided is keyed to reftel
request.
-- Country: The Republic of Turkey.
-- Date of information: May 30, 2008

2. (SBU) Head of Government: Prime Minister
-- Last Name: Erdogan
-- First/Middle Names: Recep Tayyip
-- Conventional Usage: Prime Minister Erdogan
-- Formal Title: Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey
-- Official telephone numbers: (90) (312) 424-2400
-- After-hours official numbers: (90) (312) 413-7000
-- Residence telephone numbers: office number operates on
24-hr basis (90 312 424-2400)
-- Cell phone numbers: (90) 533 814 4561 (for private aide
Cagatay Kilic, who speaks English)
-- Comments: PM Erdogan does not speak English.

3. (SBU) Head of State: President
-- Last Name: Gul
-- First/Middle Names: Abdullah
-- Conventional Usage: President Gul
-- Formal Title: President of the Republic of Turkey
-- Office telephone numbers: (90) (312) 470-1509; for
private calls: (90) (312) 470-4010
-- After hours official numbers: (90) (312) 470-1000 (24-hr
operator)
-- Residence telephone numbers: (90) (312) 455-2500/01
-- Cell phone numbers: (90) 533 922 9594 (private secretary
Ms. Melahat Tek, speaks some English)
-- Comments: President Gul speaks English.

4. (SBU) Foreign Minister
-- Last Name: Babacan
-- First/Middle Names: Ali
-- Conventional Usage: Foreign Minister Babacan
-- Formal Title: Foreign Minister of the Republic of Turkey
-- Office telephone numbers: (90) (312) 287-1665/66
-- After-hours official numbers: (90) (312) 292-1087/88 (MFA
duty officer)
-- Residence telephone numbers: not available
-- Cell phone numbers: not available. Call MFA duty
officer: (90) (312) 292-1087/88
-- Comments: FM Babacan speaks English.


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

WILSON

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