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Cablegate: Southeast Turkey Press Summary July 07, 2004

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

UNCLAS ADANA 000096

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PINS PGOV PHUM IZ TU ADANA
SUBJECT: SOUTHEAST TURKEY PRESS SUMMARY JULY 07, 2004


This is the Southeastern Turkey press summary for July 07, 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

Radikal, Milliyet, Ozgur Gundem, Milli Gazete/ Chief of the
Turkish General Staff General Hilmi Ozkok went to Van yesterday.
Ozkok visited Governor Tan and the injured people at the
hospital after the Friday bomb attack. Ozkok stated that the
people of Van did their best to condemn the terrorist attack.
"People should act for stability," Ozkok stated.

Vakit, Milliyet, Ozgur Gundem / Ten people were killed during a
clash between Iranian Security Forces and PKK/KONGRA-GEL members
in Ceremi, Urumiye, Iran.

Zaman, Bolge, Ekspres / Professor Alper Akinoglu is the new
rector of the Cukurova University. Prof. Akinoglu is from Adana
and a member of the medical faculty.


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