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Cablegate: Food Aid and the Wto Message Delivered to Turkey

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

UNCLAS ANKARA 005113

SIPDIS

USAID FOR DALE SKORIC, USDA/FAS FOR ELIZABETH AUTRY,
EB/TPP/ABT/ATP FOR JANET SHANNON

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR TU WTO AID
SUBJECT: FOOD AID AND THE WTO MESSAGE DELIVERED TO TURKEY

REF: SECSTATE 155973

On September 1, Econoff delivered reftel talking points and
non-paper via diplomatic note to MFA Head of Multilateral
Economic Affairs, Yasemin Irtem, and to Ministry of Foreign
Trade (MFT) Head of WTO Department, Aylin Bebekoglu. The GOT
is not a food aid donor or recipient. Post will report on
any subsequent response from the GOT on this issue.
MCELDOWNEY

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