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Cablegate: Allegations of Syrian Cooperation with Pkk

R 241603Z MAR 89
FM AMEMBASSY DAMASCUS
TO AMEMBASSY ANKARA
AMCONSUL ISTANBUL
AMCONSUL ADANA
INFO SECSTATE WASHDC 9189

UNCLAS DAMASCUS 01763

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY

E.O. 12356: N/A
TAGS: PREL PTER TU SY
SUBJECT: ALLEGATIONS OF SYRIAN COOPERATION WITH PKK

REF: FBIS SERIAL: NC2003124089

EMBASSY DAMASCUS WOULD APPRECIATE ANY INFORMATION
ADDRESSEES MIGHT HAVE ON ALLEGATIONS PUBLISHED
IN ISTANBUL "GUNAYDIN," MARCH 13 THAT "SYRIAN
EXECUTIONERS COOPERATE WITH PKK." THE REPORT
WENT ON TO ALLEGE THAT MEMBERS OF SYRIAN INTELLI-
GENCE ARE PART OF THE PKK "BRAIN TRUST." WE
WOULD ALSO APPRECIATE AN ASSESSMENT OF THE SOURCE
OF THE REPORT, "GUNAYDIN."

DJEREJIAN

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