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Cablegate: Usg Icty Policy

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

UNCLAS ANKARA 001169

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL PHUM KAWC SR YI TU
SUBJECT: USG ICTY POLICY

REF: STATE 33067

Classified by: Political Counselor John Kunstadter, E.O.
12958, reasons 1.4 (B) and (D).

1. We delivered reftel talking points concerning the
International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia to
GOT MFA Balkans officials Kasim Cavusoglu and Gizem Sucuoglu.
Both said that Turkey had been following this issue for a
long time and agreed with the U.S. position, saying that
people of all ethnic origins should be brought to justice.
Cavusoglu further commented that "The generals are small
fish. Karadzic and Mladic must be taken to The Hague."
Sucouoglu noted that Turkey had provided funds (NFI), but had
not contributed personnel to this effort.
EDELMAN

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