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Cablegate: Turkish Mfa Proposes Mutual Support For

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UNCLAS ANKARA 006306

SIPDIS


DEPT FOR IO/T - FOSTRANDER
LONDON FOR EST - TREVOR EVANS


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC EWWT KTIA PHSA TU
SUBJECT: Turkish MFA Proposes Mutual Support for
Candidacies in the IMO


REF: State 281005


1. This message contains an action request in para 3.


2. Econoff delivered reftel demarche seeking Turkish
support for the U.S. candidacy to the International
Maritime Organization (IMO) Council in Category "A" to
Orkun Ersoy, of MFA's Maritime and Aviation Department,
on October 7. Ersoy responded to the demarche by
proposing mutual support: Turkish support for the U.S.
candidacy in exchange for U.S. support of Turkey's
candidacy in Category "C".


3. Action Request: Please advise Embassy as to how to
respond to MFA's proposal. Edelman

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