Cablegate: Demarche Delivered On Us Candidacy to The
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271512Z Aug 04
UNCLAS ANKARA 004884
E.O. 12958: N/A
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED ON US CANDIDACY TO THE
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION POSTAL OPERATIONS COUNCIL AND POC
REF: STATE 176824
1. EconOff delivered reftel demarche seeking support for
reelection of the U.S. as member and the candidacy of AmCit
James Wade as Chairman of the Postal Operations Council (POC)
of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) to Umut Topcuoglu and
Sinem Mingam of the GOT MFA. They appreciated the
information and said that they would evaluate our request.
They said the GOT had proposed in Washington an exchange of
support of mutual candidacy for the UPU and the International
Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), noting that the GOT had
proposed candidates for two open positions at the UPU
(Council of Administration and POC). The GOT officials noted
that they were still awaiting the USG response to this
2. Post is happy to follow up per future Dept guidance as
necessary and appropriate.