Cablegate: Parliamentarian Requests Info On Guantanamo
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UNCLAS ANKARA 000796
DEPARTMENT FOR EUR/SE
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL PHUM TU
SUBJECT: PARLIAMENTARIAN REQUESTS INFO ON GUANTANAMO
REF: ISTANBUL 118
1. (U) This is an action request.
2. (SBU) Mehmet Elkatmis, chairman of the Parliamentary Human
Rights Committee, handed Poloff January 29 a copy of the
letter reported reftel and asked for a response. Embassy
requests guidance on how to respond to the inquiry. Embassy
would also appreciate any updated general guidance pertaining
to detainees at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base on issues such as:
conditions for detainees; visits by ICRC or other
organizations; visits by foreign government officials;
information released government-to-government regarding
detainees; and the legal status of detainees.