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Cablegate: Demarche to Got On Us Candidate for Committee

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UNCLAS ANKARA 006446

SIPDIS


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM TU
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE TO GOT ON US CANDIDATE FOR COMMITTEE
AGAINST TORTURE


REF: SECSTATE 287167


Poloff October 14 delivered reftel dipnote and talking points
to Ali Savut, head of the MFA Human Rights Department. Savut
replied October 15 that GOT officials in Ankara and Geneva
are reviewing Gaer and the other candidates for the UN
Committee Against Torture. He said the GOT has not yet
determined which candidates it will support at the November
26 Convention Against Torture.
EDELMAN

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