Cablegate: Demarche to Got On Un Committee On the Elimination
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UNCLAS ANKARA 007090
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM TU
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE TO GOT ON UN COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION
OF ALL FORMS OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
REF: SECSTATE 309039
Embassy November 10 delivered reftel dipnote, talking points,
and CV to the Turkish MFA. Poloff November 12 discussed
reftel points with Ali Savut, head of the MFA Human Rights
Department. Savut said the GOT is reviewing US candidate
Ralph Boyd and other candidates for the UN Committee on the
Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination, but has
not yet decided how it will vote. He said the GOT will
inform the USG when it determines how it will vote.