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Cablegate: Demarche On Doha Declaration On Trips And

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UNCLAS ANKARA 008794

SIPDIS


DEPT PLEASE PASS USTR
USDOC FOR ITA/MAC/DDEFALCO


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETRD KIPR TU USTR WTO
SUBJECT: Demarche on Doha Declaration on TRIPS and
Public Health

Ref: State 245178


Econoff delivered reftel demarche to the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs and the Foreign Trade Undersecretariat
on December 3. Oya Karakas, Head of Department in the
MFA General Directorate of Multilateral Economic
Affairs, told us that she would need to consult with
colleagues on Turkey's position with respect to the
issue of eligible importing countries and would get back
to us. However, given the December 4 to 6 Ramadan
holiday, Embassy does not expect to obtain any further
information from the GOT before December 9.
Pearson

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