Cablegate: Got Supports External Evaluation of Fao

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091011Z Nov 04



E.O. 12958: N/A
SUBJECT: GOT Supports External Evaluation of FAO

Ref: State 237957

Econoff contacted Asim Asar, Multilateral Economic
Organizations Department Head, Ministry of Foreign
Affairs on November 8 to deliver reftel demarche urging
GOT support for an external evaluation of the Food and
Agriculture Organization (FAO). Asar responded that the
GOT had already decided to support an independent
evaluation of FAO. He also noted that the
organization's Director General is visiting Ankara to
lobby the GOT for support in his re-election bid.

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