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Cablegate: Southeast Turkey Press Summary July 06. 204

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SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PINS PGOV PHUM IZ TU ADANA
SUBJECT: SOUTHEAST TURKEY PRESS SUMMARY JULY 06. 204

This is the Southeastern Turkey press summary for July 06, 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

Milliyet, Zaman / Van Governor Hikmet Tan stated that Friday's
bomb attack could be Al-Qaeda or Hizbullah's work, but some
clues show that it could be PKK/KONGRA-GEL's work, too. Tan
also stated that he started to use an armored vehicle weighing 2
tons.

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