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Cablegate: Got Request for Usg Support for Turkish

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UNCLAS ANKARA 002320

SIPDIS


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IO PREL TU UNESCO
SUBJECT: GOT REQUEST FOR USG SUPPORT FOR TURKISH
CANDIDACIES IN UNESCO ELECTIONS

1. Embassy has just received MFA diplomatic note no.
2003/CKGY/110744 dated March 25, 2003 requesting USG support
for its candidacies in the UNESCO elections at the 32nd
session of the General Conference in October 2003. Text in
para 2.


2. Text of GOT diplomatic note:


(Complimentary opening)...the Government of Turkey has
decided to present its candidature to the following
intergovernmental bodies under UNESCO at the elections to be
held during the 32nd session of the General Conference of
UNESCO in October 2003.


- The Intergovernmental Council of the International
Hydrological Programme (IHP).
- The Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee (IGBC).
- The Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the
Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or its
Restitution in case of Illicit Appropriation (PRCP).


The Government of Turkey would highly appreciate the
valuable support of the Government of the United States of
America for its above-mentioned candidatures.


(Complimentary closing)


PEARSON


PEARSON

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