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Cablegate: Demarche On Geographical Indications and The

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UNCLAS ANKARA 005683

SIPDIS


DEPT FOR EB
DEPT PLEASE PASS USTR FOR LERRION
USDA for FAS/ITP Henke, Meyer, Hansen


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETRD KIPR TU
SUBJECT: Demarche on Geographical Indications and the
the WTO Agriculture Talks


REF: STATE 254589


In a September 5 meeting with Foreign Trade
Undersecretary Tuncer Kayalar, EconCouns and Econoff
delivered reftel points seeking GOT support to prevent
the geographical indications issue from disrupting the
WTO agriculture negotiations at Cancun. Kayalar nodded
sympathetically to our points, but offered no concrete
response.
Edelman

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