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Cablegate: Got Leaning Toward Support for U.S. Position

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UNCLAS ANKARA 004554

SIPDIS


TREASURY FOR OASIA
STATE FOR EB/TPP/MTA/IPC
DEPT PASS USTR FOR KALVAREZ
USDOC FOR ITA/MAC/DDEFALCO


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETRD KIPR TU
SUBJECT: GOT Leaning Toward Support for U.S. Position
on Patent Cooperation Treaty Fees


Ref: State 126523


Oya Karakas, MFA Head of Department for Multilateral
Economic Affairs, told Econoff July 18 that the GOT
agrees in principle with the U.S. proposal to reduce
Patent Cooperation Treaty fees (reftel), but that it
will probably join whatever consensus emerges on this
issue. Pearson

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