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Cablegate: Letter From Fm Gul to Amb Pearson Thanking Usg For

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

121622Z May 03

UNCLAS ANKARA 003097

SIPDIS


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL EAID TU
SUBJECT: LETTER FROM FM GUL TO AMB PEARSON THANKING USG FOR
HELPING TURKISH RED CRESCENT


1. Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul sends a letter to Ambassador
Pearson dated May 8, 2003. Following is the text of the
letter received by the Embassy on May 12, 2003.


Begin Text:


2. Dear Mr. Ambassador,


I would like to express my appreciation to you personally and
to the Government of the United States for the assistance
extended to the convoy of the Turkish Red Crescent Society
which delivered humanitarian aid materials consisting of
medical supplies, food and water in Kirkuk and Baghdad.


Thanks to the secure environment and close cooperation with
the United States forces on the ground, the convoy of the
Turkish Red Crescent Society has successully completed its
mission.


Turkey is determined to continue its cooperation with the
United States in the field of humanitarian assistance in
order to alleviate the suffering of the Iraqi people.


Sincerely,


/s/


Abdullah GUL


End of Text.
PEARSON

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