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Cablegate: Turkey has High Hopes for Npt Prepcom

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

UNCLAS ANKARA 001767

SIPDIS


STATE FOR NP/MNA-BARCLAY, GENEVA FOR CD DEL, UNVIE FOR IAEA


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP TU
SUBJECT: TURKEY HAS HIGH HOPES FOR NPT PREPCOM

REF: STATE 63169


PolMilOff delivered reftel points to MFA Disarmament Head of
Department Bulent Meric March 23, emphasizing the importance
of this final prepcom before the 2005 revcon. Meric said he
would review the US points and noted that, like the USG, the
GOT was "disturbed that the NPT has shortcomings" as revealed
in the cases of Iran and DPRK. The GOT was prepared to
devote much effort to making the New York prepcom a success.
Meric asserted that a WEOG meeting to coordinate positions
prior to the prepcom would be very useful
EDELMAN

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