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Cablegate: Southeast Turkey Press Summary March 31, 2004

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TAGS: PREL PINS PGOV PHUM IZ TU ADANA
SUBJECT: SOUTHEAST TURKEY PRESS SUMMARY MARCH 31, 2004


This is the Southeastern Turkey press summary for March 31,
2004. Please note that Turkish press reports often contain
errors or exaggerations; AmConsulate Adana does not vouch for
the accuracy of the reports summarized here.


POLITICAL, SECURITY, HUMAN RIGHTS


Yeni Safak / CHP Tunceli MP Hasan Goyuldar, during a press
conference, stated that, on behalf of CHP, he is apologizing for
not being successful in the local elections.


Milliyet, Turkiye / The American Roadside Architecture Photo
exhibition was opened by Adana Governor Kemal Onal and Adana U.S
Consulate Adana Deputy Principal Officer Deborah Hart at Adana
Municipality Hall. The Cukurova University Rector and Adana
Mayor attended the exhibition.


Evrensel / The first task of Cizre's new mayor was to broker
peace between two tribes, the Tayan and the Kican. Tribe members
celebrated the peace.


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