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Cablegate: Turks Decline Offer for Second Tranche of Anthrax

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

UNCLAS ANKARA 003504

SIPDIS


SECDEF FOR OUSD-P/ISP/TSPCP/CTR
DEPT FOR EUR/SE


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: TBIO MARR MASS AMED TU
SUBJECT: TURKS DECLINE OFFER FOR SECOND TRANCHE OF ANTHRAX
VACCINES

REF: A. ANKARA 2272
B. SECSTATE 58805


Responding to our dipnote sent to MFA on May 7 advising of
the availability of a second tranche of anthrax vaccines, MFA
sent a dipnote dated May 16 stating that "our authorities
have concluded that the original offer of 10,000 doses of
vaccines would be sufficient to meet our requirements and
consequently, a second purchase of additional vaccines is not
necessary."
PEARSON

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