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Cablegate: Iraqi Police Training: Turks Want to Participate,

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS ANKARA 007289

SIPDIS


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KJUS PREL SNAR MOPS KCRM TU IZ
SUBJECT: IRAQI POLICE TRAINING: TURKS WANT TO PARTICIPATE,
BUT NOT IN JORDAN - WILL TRAIN IN DIYARBAKIR AND/OR IRAQ


REF: STATE 322329


1. Post was contacted 11/21 by Turkish MFA Coordinator for
Iraq Assistance Ahmet Okcun regarding reftel demarche. Okcun
said he had discussed the issue of police training with MFA
U/S Ziyal. Turkey, he said, would like to participate in the
training of Iraqi police, but would like to do it at the
Turkish police training facility in Diyarbakir. Turkey,
Okcun said, would not participate in the police training in
Jordan, but was looking favorably at the possibility of
sending some police trainers to Iraq as well.


2. Okcun will travel with Ziyal to Washington the first week
in December and will be available for further discussion of
this issue.
EDELMAN

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