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Cablegate: Southeast Turkey Press Summary May 4, 2004

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

UNCLAS ADANA 000057

SIPDIS


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PINS PGOV PHUM IZ TU ADANA
SUBJECT: SOUTHEAST TURKEY PRESS SUMMARY MAY 4, 2004

This is the Southeastern Turkey press summary for May 4, 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.


CULTURE and TOURISM


Bolge, Hurriyet, Turkiye / Cukurova University Spring Fair is
starting on May 10. During the fair music and art activities
will be organized.


ECONOMIC


Ulkede Gundem / The Baghdad fair will be held in Diyarbakir on
May 25-27. The location was moved from Baghdad to Diyarbakir
for security reasons. Iraq-America Chamber of Commerce head
Read Ommar and Diyarbakir Chamber of Commerce head Kutbettin
Arzu signed the protocol for the fair.


Hurriyet / In Yumurtalik, Sugozu Power Plant consumes
approximately 450 tons of coal per hour. Provincial Environment
Office is watching the amount of the carbon monoxide, sulphur
dioxide, and nitrogen oxide coming out of the power plant.


REID

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