Cablegate: Bmenai Forum for the Future Updated Plans: Turkey

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161418Z Sep 04




E.O. 12958: N/A

REF: A. STATE 199666

B. ANKARA 5081

1. We delivered ref a schedule and participant lists to
Turkish MFA Policy Planning Department Head Akcapar on
September 16. We also informed Akcapar of the number of
representatives invited per country to the meetings.

2. Akcapar confirmed that FM Gul will attend the September
24 session. Due to his schedule, Akcapar thinks Gul will
arrive at 10:30 am and stay until the end of the session.
MFA U/S for Economic Affairs Ambassador Alev Kilic will
participate in U/S Larson's September 23 meeting, together
with MFA Policy Planning DDG Reha Keskintepe and a notetaker.
Kilic will be Turkey's second representative with Gul on
September 24.

3. Ref a instructs Embassy Sanaa to invite the Yemeni FM to
speak on the Democracy Assistance Dialogue (DAD) during the
democracy session. Per ref b, the DAD co-sponsors have not
yet decided among themselves how to apportion responsibility
for addressing the meeting about DAD's status.

4. Please note the correct spelling of the last name of the
second listed Turkish participant in the Business Dialogue
meeting is Hisarciklioglu; the correct spellings of the last
names of the Turkish participants in the Civil Society
meeting are Paker and Narli. Akcapar asked for information on
how the participants in the two meetings were chosen,
although he said he saw no problem with them.

5. Akcapar also asked for a list of the U.S. participants in
the Civil Society meeting.

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