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Cablegate: Turkey Will Support Unep Universal Membership

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

240952Z Mar 04

UNCLAS ANKARA 001770

SIPDIS


STATE FOR OES/ENV, IO/EDA
USUN FOR ECOSOC SECTION
NAIROBI FOR PERMREP


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC SENV TU
SUBJECT: TURKEY WILL SUPPORT UNEP UNIVERSAL MEMBERSHIP


REF: SECSTATE 60914


Asli Oral, Head of the MFA's Environment Department, told us
that Turkey decided to support the proposal for universal
membership to the UNEP Governing Council and asked its
embassy in Nairobi to pass this information to UNEP
officials. She added that Turkey will not send a delegation
to the UNEP Governing Council meeting in Jeju, Korea, March
29-31.
EDELMAN

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