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Cablegate: G-8 Bmena: Turkish Participation in October 1-3

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

UNCLAS ANKARA 005539

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KDEM KPAO PREL KMPI TU BMENA
SUBJECT: G-8 BMENA: TURKISH PARTICIPATION IN OCTOBER 1-3
DEMOCRACY ASSISTANCE DIALOGUE MEETING IN RABAT

REF: STATE 171708

1. MFA Policy Planning Directorate Department Head Levent
Gumrukcu told Poloff September 21 that MFA Director General
for Policy Planning Ambassador Mehmet Akat would lead the
Turkish delegation to Rabat. MFA Coordinator for BMENA Omur
Orhun has a meeting in Cairo at that time and will not be
able to attend. The Turkish delegation will also include
Gumrukcu and MFA BMENA desk officer Berk Ece. Gumrukcu added
that Turkish NGO TESEV, instrumental in arranging Turkey's
DAD meeting on women's issues in Istanbul in June, will also
be represented.

2. Gumrukcu said the GOT was eager to make "conceptual and
financial" contributions to the Foundation for the Future.
Poloff recommended the Turkish delegation discuss details
with the US delegation in Rabat.
MCELDOWNEY

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